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10 Sleepless Sheep for Woolly Nights
Having trouble getting to sleep? You can count on these wacky sheep – literally – as they go about doing what they do best – helping you sleep! A charming and fun bedtime counting book for young children.
50 Things to Love About Singapore
This intimate study of the things we know and love about Singapore delves into the
ironies of nanny state policies and political instincts that die-hard among rulers and
ruled alike, pricey cars and real estate, a land-scarce city which prizes greenery to
the point of fashioning vertical gardens.
Ageing With Grace: The Complete Caregiver’s Guide (English)
Ageing with Grace: The Complete Caregiver’s Guide is a handbook on holistic caregiving that offers practical tools, comprehensive information, and support. It helps the caregiver to better understand the current issues of the older adult, anticipate future challenges, and be well prepared for the journey ahead. The older adult can continue to lead a meaningful and fulfilling life. The caregiver too will be able to find peace of mind as he tends to his loved one.
Big Hearts, Big Dreams: Stories of Singaporean of the Year Nominees 2015-2016
Big Hearts, Big Dreams gathers the stories of the 21 winners and nominees from the first two years of the Singapore of the Year award. Each profile captures the determination and drive of those who have made an impact on the community.
E W Barker The People’s Minister
E W Barker: The People’s Minister is the story of the extraordinary life of a remarkable Singaporean, and how much Singaporeans and Singapore have benefited from his accomplishments.
Meet eight innovators who show us how they became so great! How did the persevering Wright brothers learn to fly? What made Alexander Graham Bell so determined to make the first-ever phone call? How did the innovative Dr Yoshiro Nakamatsu come up with more than 3,000 inventions to make life better for mankind? We bring you all their stories, and how you how you can learn from their wonderful examples.
From Clementi To Carnegie
From Clementi to Carnegie is an inspirational autobiography of Singaporean violinist Siow Lee Chin. The story of one of Singapore’s favourite daughters of classical music began at age 15 when against the odds, Lee Chin made the leap from her humble Clementi HDB flat to become the first Singaporean talent-spotted to study at America’s prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, which has produced musical giants the likes of conductor Leonard Bernstein. Single-handedly, she carved a name as one of the most distinguished violinists of her generation, at a time when classical music was not a popular career choice in Singapore. But success was by no means smooth sailing.
It Changed My Life
Inspiring real-life stories about lives that have been dramatically changed by events, people or circumstances.
‘Kyoto Unhurried’ charts an atmospheric journey through one of the world’s most romantic cities. It’s an introduction to the Japanese city from the resident, with a focus on lesser-known places and activities. More than simply recommending places to visit, the book eloquently demonstrates why you should choose Kyoto in the first place. An intimate and candid look at a city of wooden houses and ancient temples, it’s the perfect guide for every traveller.
Lambs For Dinner
Lambs for Dinner is a story of two teens mired in their past, and finding the future in each other. One of five winners in the children’s chapter books and young adult fiction category of the “Beyond Words: Young and Younger” contest organised by
the National Arts Council, ‘Lambs for Dinner’ is thought-provoking and suspenseful, a perfect book for thrill-seeking youths and young at hearts everywhere.
Compiled for the first time in Lee’s Legacy, this selection of incisive viewpoints displays a wide range of perspectives on Mr Lee’s contributions to Singapore and beyond, spanning the sustainability and applicability of the “Singapore model” to Mr Lee’s influence on the policies of foreign countries. The result is a thought-provoking anthology that presents a balanced overview of the complex and far-reaching legacy of Mr Lee Kuan Yew.
Living The Singapore Story: Celebrating our 50 years 1965-2015
LIVING THE SINGAPORE STORY is about Singapore, all 50 years of it as an independent nation. It is not a history book, or about its politics or its national leaders. It is about the people of Singapore and the stories they have to tell, in their own words.
Men In White (English)
Men In White is the inside story of one of the world’s most successful political parties. Narrated in three parts, it is oral history spun in a journalistic mode and spiced unapologetically with anecdotes, quotes and human interest to breathe life into past events. Three writers from The Straits Times backed by four researchers conducted some 300 interviews in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong and China. The result is a dramatic account of the PAP – warts, blemishes and all – and of the pivotal moments in its history which changed the course of Singapore forever.
My Lifelong Challenge (English) – Spore’s Bilingual Journey
This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to formulate language policies. In telling Singapore’s bilingualism story, it breaks new ground with never before published revelations about education matters in Singapore. It is also a comprehensive resource for all who are interested in the primeval interplay between language and politics in Singapore.
My Lifelong Challenge is also the story of Lee’s own struggle to learn the Chinese language. This book describes vividly his steely determination to improve his Chinese and reclaim his Chinese heritage, right up to the present when he is well into his 80s. Lee distils his experiences of 50 years into eight precepts that he spells out at the end of his narrative.
S.A.I.N.T.S. Song of Winds
Meet the SAINTS (Syndicated Alliance of Irregular and Talented Specialists): Song, the master of the mystic Tao of Twelve Winds; Diego, a clairvoyant who can see past events and past lives; Ronny, a man of unparalleled intuition; Audrey, the ultimate exponent of the healing arts of the Ayurveda; and Zengo, the enigmatic founder of SAINTS. Using sheer intellect and mastering their subtle supernatural forces, SAINTS is called upon to stop an equally formidable force, Los Payasos. Song of Winds is a mystery thriller anyone can get lost in as they embark on this tale seeped in history and magic.
Schooling Joseph chronicles Joseph Schooling’s swim to superstardom, from its start in Singapore to his sojourn in the United States for training and finally culminating in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. The story is a study of the swimmer’s secret to success, and includes interviews and photographs of the swimmer and his friends and family.
Show Me the Money Book 2
$how Me The Money series, Teh brings us the tools and techniques of stock picking, stock valuation and portfolio management. She takes us behind the scenes to see how companies finance their growth and shows us how to spot signs of potential disaster. More importantly, this book shows us how to pick different stocks for different market cycles, when to sell and how to stay strong and keep herd mentality at bay!
Show Me the Money Book 3
In $how Me The Money Book 3, Teh brings us the big picture. She gazes into the crystal ball of market timing, shows us how to fight the paralysis of fear and brings home the importance of a clear plan to overcome inertia in the darkest hour so that we won’t miss out on any market recovery. Book 3 is indispensable both for the macro-view and the intricacies of good investing.
Armed with Contax T2, a Lonely Planet guidebook and a compulsion he doesn’t quite understand, Nick, a young photo journalist, travels down the highways of Vietnam to a long-awaited gathering with four dear friends.
In a land where the scars of war are still visible, Nick finds a surprising beauty and humanity among the Vietnamese people and his fellow travelers, reaching a truth within himself that is lucid yet muted.
A novella of youth and urge for discovery and renewal, Tangerine received the Singapore Literature Prize in 1996, and is the only Singaporean novel to be selected for the NLB’s READ! Singapore initiative.
The Big Ideas of Lee Kuan Yew
Mr Lee oversaw Singapore’s transformation from a Third World country to a First World country. This remarkable achievement has long prompted admiration and debate. This volume makes a distinctive contribution to our understanding of Mr Lee’s legacy because for the first time the men and women who worked closely with him have come together to discuss his ideas. The resulting essays shed valuable light on a wide range of topics including law and politics, society and economics, and governance and foreign affairs.
Written by the illustrious journalist John Mcbeth, who served as the Far Eastern Economic Review’s bureau chief in Jakarta, The Loner provides an insider’s insight and trenchant analysis of Indonesian affairs under the leadership of President Yudhoyono. Better known by the acronym SBY, Yudhoyono served as Indonesia’s president from 2004 to 2014. The Loner is the first comprehensive review of Yudhoyono’s decade in power. It covers everything from natural disasters and fuel subsidies to terrorism, corruption, resource nationalism and the 2009 bank scandal. This book is a must-read for those interested in contemporary Southeast Asian and Indonesian politics.
The Machine Boy
Set in the year 1889, during an era of advanced steam-powered science, the British Crown Colony of Singapore will bear witness to the birth of a hero born of unlikely circumstances.
When 12-year-old Mohammad Aman saves his father from falling machinery on a fateful day in the year 1889 and is himself crushed by it, he is remade with machine parts by scientist Professor Isaac Reading, and is thrust into a world in which he has to grow up quickly. Now part-boy, part-machine, Aman has to contend with prejudice, political intrigue and the criminal underworld. Torn between loyalty and obligation, Aman has to make a decision that will change the fate of Singapore forever.
The Heart Smart Oil Free Cookbook
Trying to eat healthier for your heart? This cookbook leads the way. Written by a professional nutrition consultant and based on the groundbreaking research of Dr Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr from world renowned Cleveland Clinic, The Heart Smart Oil Free Cookbook provides tested, detailed recipes by skilled chefs and global nutrition experts. They enable you to eat right for your heart while enjoying a wide range of tasty dishes.
Wholefood Kitchen – Naturally Nutritious Meals For A Healthy Lifestyle
The Wholefood Kitchen is basically everything you ever wanted to know about vegan or vegetarian cuisine. It is not merely a cookbook – rather, an intelligently written book about cooking, chock-full of vital information, fascinating facts and delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes. With outstanding graphics and easy-to-grasp key points, the book is uncomplicated and user-friendly. The recipes are also hyper-creative, imaginative and family-friendly, catering to a stress-free preparation experience for a person of any culinary caliber.
Betty Saw’s Ultimate Herbal Cookbook
Infusing tradition with intriguing new combinations, Betty Saw uses ingredients both conventional and unusual, to successfully create mouth-watering, nutritious dishes that bring all the wholesome benefits of Chinese herbs: improving blood circulation, relieving heatiness, and restoring the strength and energy of women in confinement, among others. Betty Saw’s Ultimate Herbal Cookbook shows you how to blend the natural benefits of herbs and roots with the tastes of today, minus the fuss. Using ingredients readily available from supermarkets and Chinese medical halls, these easy, straightforward dishes stay true to Betty Saw’s trademark commonsense approach to cooking. “Heaty” and “cooling”, yin and yang – the ingredients in each dish come together to achieve that perfect balance. With additional information and suggested enhancements to the recipes from a TCM (traditional Chinese medicine) expert, Betty Saw’s Ultimate Herbal Cookbook will set you on the path to better health and vitality.
New Asian Traditions Vegetarian Cookbook
The New Asian Traditions Vegetarian Cookbook is a must-have for all home kitchens, not just vegetarian households. The heart of the book can be summed up in two words: Passion and Compassion. The Vegetarian Society (Singapore), or VSS, gathered a group of enthusiastic vegetarian cooks, helpers, writers and editors to create, test and transform its recipe corpus into this treasure trove of memorable dishes. From Brews & Barbies, to Foods for Preventing Diseases, from Aphrodisiacs to Desserts and Veggie Versions of Other Dishes, the recipes in this book reflect the New Asian Vegetarian by giving traditional dishes a surprising fusion twist. There is something for every mood: celebration, comfort, creativity, energy, hope, joy, lust, passion… Flavours to satisfy those with the most discerning taste buds: 66 kitchen-tested recipes macrobiotic recipes chefs’ tips food facts and myths vegetarians’ health Q & A inspirational life stories celebrity vegetarians
Mystery Book Box Details
- Each mystery book box comes with a variation of 8 books worth $200.
- Book titles will be selected at random and contain a mixture of Singapore-related, cooking, children’s and young adult books, finance and politics.
- List of book titles available:
- 10 Sleepless Sheep for Woolly Nights
- 50 Things To Love About Singapore
- Ageing With Grace – The Complete Caregiver’s Guide (English)
- Betty Saw’s Ultimate Herbal Cookbook
- Big Hearts, Big Dreams: Stories of Singaporean of the Year Nominees 2015-2016
- E W Barker The People’s Minister
- From Clementi To Carnegie
- It Changed My Life
- Kyoto Unhurried
- Lambs For Dinner
- Lee’s Legacy
- Living The Singapore Story: Celebrating our 50 years 1965-2015
- Men In White (English)
- My Lifelong Challenge (English) – Spore’s Bilingual Journey
- New Asian Traditions Vegetarian Cookbook
- S.A.I.N.T.S. Song of Winds
- Schooling Joseph
- Show Me the Money Book 2
- Show Me The Money Book 3
- The Big Ideas of Lee Kuan Yew
- The Heart Smart Oil Free Cookbook
- The Loner
- The Machine Boy
- Wholefood Kitchen – Naturally Nutritious Meals For A Healthy Lifestyle
- Publisher: Straits Times Press
- Mode of Fulfillment: Home Delivery
- Images are for illustration purposes only
- Strictly no cancellation and exchange of book titles is allowed.
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