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Samsui Girl

Publisher: THW Publications
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  • Description
  • About the Author
  • Inspired by Singapore’s iconic Samsui women.

    Amber is a cheeky girl who likes to put her legs up on the chair. Her mother dislikes this and says that only Samsui women put their legs on chairs. To get her way, Amber decides to be a Samsui girl. But it is not as easy as she thinks! 

    The book includes a history section on the real Samsui women of Singapore.

    *Recipient of the 2006 First Time Writers and Illustrators Grant by the Media Development Authority of Singapore.

  • Ho Lee-Ling is an award-winning Singapore author who has written over 20 picture and chapter books for children of different ages. Lee-Ling is a former history teacher and museum educator with a passion for the history of Singapore and the region. She has a PhD in Public History and is actively involved in historical research, oral history interviews and curation of exhibitions as partner in The History Workroom. 
    Do visit to find out more about Lee-Ling.

ISBN: 9789810800734
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 62
Year Published: 2014