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Harry Grows Up: The Early Years of Lee Kuan Yew (book 2)

Publisher: Epigram Books

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  • šŸŽRecommended for ages 3 and above

    2nd Prize Winner of Popular Readers' Choice Awards 2015, English (Children) Category

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    Harry Grows Up is the second book in the series of picture books about the life of Singaporeā€™s remarkableĀ leader, Lee Kuan Yew. In the first book, A Boy Named Harry, young readers learn what it was like for him to grow up in British-ruled Singapore. In this book, Harry is now a teenager, eager to start college. But his world is suddenly turned upside down when the Japanese capture Singapore. This engaging story tells about Harryā€™s courage, from the years of the Japanese Occupation to the founding of the Peopleā€™s Action Party.Ā 

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

ISBN: 9789814615310
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 40
Year Published: 2015
Size: 210 x 260mm