Race to Rio: Joseph Schooling Goes for Olympic Gold
- About the Author & Illustrator
This book is a part of the Prominent Singaporeans series, which features individuals from Singapore's history who have contributed significantly to her growth.
Joseph Schooling’s race to the Olympics began when he was still a boy. With the support and love of Mum and Dad, he dedicated himself to being the best swimmer he could be. From triumphant victories to devastating defeats, Joseph never gave up no matter how discouraged he got, and he finally proved that no dream is too big for a boy when he won Singapore's first Olympic Gold medal.
David Seow is a well-known children’s book writer and a staple on the Singapore literary scene. He is an award-winning children’s book author of 42 well-received children’s books, including The Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di series, which feature his young niece and nephews as the main characters. Other titles include Alexander's Adventure Machine and The Littlest Emperor. His latest books are There's Soup on My Fly!, Blow A Kiss, If I Were a Blue Kangaroo, Race to Rio: Joseph Schooling Goes for Olympic Gold, The Royal Pub Pack: Party at the Palace and Emma’s Elephant.
Choon Wee has worked in the international animation and games industry for over 12 years, with experiences in directing, creating conceptual designs, animation, storyboarding, 3D modeling and texturing, as well as devising VFX for games.
After 6 years with Lucasarts Singapore, he joined Beach House Pictures in 2013 as the Creative Lead of BHP’s animation and digital department where he was responsible for its overall art direction, animation and conceptual designs. He also spearheaded projects for the ZooMoo network and the ZooMoo App.
During his spare time, he continues to draw comics, illustration and character designs and has self-published his own sketchbooks since 2012.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 32
Year Published: 2018
Size: 210mm x 260mm