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50 Best Kept Secrets of the Istana: Flora and Fauna

Publisher: Epigram Books , The Istana
  • Description
  • About the Author & Illustrator
  • Discover 50 little-known facts about Istana, the place previously known as Government House, from its building completion in 1869 to the present day.

    In Flora and Fauna, you’ll learn little-known facts about the curious creatures that can be found living within—and those who visit—its gardens, the great heritage trees that dot its landscape and conservation programmes that help keep the Istana domain well-maintained into the future.

    Flora and Fauna is also filled with photographs and illustrations of the Istana’s gardens and animals, making this an engaging and visually-stunning read.

  • Sharon Cheah has written about lifestyle, with a focus on arts and culture, while being fortified by restaurants she reviewed for over 17 years for The Business Times. A history honours graduate from North Carolina, she obtained her Masters in Journalism at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is the author of Malaysia Bagus: Travels Through My Homeland (2012), which includes stories on elephants, seahorses and rainforest research in Pahang, Johor and Sabah, respectively.

    Tiffany Lovage is an artist and illustrator born and raised in Singapore. A fine arts graduate, Lovage enjoys working with her hands and has a penchant for detailing. Her curiosity and love for botany, anatomy and the whimsical translate into a fusion of idylls she escapes into as she draws.

ISBN: 9789811417894
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 80
Year Published: 2019
Size: 210mm x 140mm