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A Boy Named Harry: The Childhood of Lee Kuan Yew (book 1)

Publisher: Epigram Books
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  • ūüéĀRecommended for ages 3 and above

    Shortlisted for the Red Dot Book Awards, ‚ÄėYounger Readers‚Äô Category, 2014-2015¬†

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    The future leader of Singapore spent his growing up years doing what other children did in the 1920s. Harry liked to play with spinning tops, marbles, kites‚ÄĒand even fighting fish! While he was a little mischievous as a child, Harry worked hard in school to achieve academic success, eventually winning scholarships to attend the prestigious Raffles College.

    Especially for younger readers, this inspiring picture book about the childhood of Harry Lee Kuan Yew is one that parents, caregivers and teachers can share with children, providing the perfect opportunity for grown-ups to tell share with them his contributions to the country. 

  • Patrick Yee¬†is an award-winning illustrator of more than 100 children‚Äôs books. Some of his books include¬†A Boy Named Harry,¬†Fann,¬†Bo Bo and Cha Cha Series, Little Buddy,¬†Winter Rabbit, and¬†On Being Happy. He is most well-known in the US for his¬†Rosie Rabbit¬†board book series, which has sold close to 100,000 copies and been translated into five languages.¬†He has won the Macmillan Prize for Children‚Äôs Book Illustration twice.¬†He currently teaches at Nanyang Polytechnic, the Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts, the Spastic Children‚Äôs Association, and the AWWA Special School.

ISBN: 9789814615297
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 32
Year Published: 2014
Size: 260mm x 210mm (P)