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For the Grown-Ups

Because parents need stories too. Also, there are some useful self-help books. 
  • Humankind: A Hopeful History

    $26.00

    Written by Rutger BregmanpaperbackIt's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives t...

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    $26.00
  • I Will Judge You by Your Bookshelf

    $29.40

    Written and Illustrated by Grant SniderhardcoverA look at the culture and fanaticism of book lovers, from beloved New York Times illustrator Grant ...

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    $29.40
  • The Moment of Lift : How Empowering Women Changes the World

    $22.00

    Written by Melinda GatespaperbackFor the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission. Her goal, as co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Ga...

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    $22.00
  • The Ollie Comics: Diary of a First-Time Dad

    $24.00

    Written and Illustrated by drewscapepaperback What happens when a brand new human enters your life? Find out by joining a comic artist dad and his ...

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    $24.00
  • Muddlehood

    $18.00

    Edited by Kelly Pang, Eliza Teoh, Koh Keat Kianpaperback Eighteen clueless first-time parents spill the beans in this heartfelt and hilarious colle...

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    $18.00
  • You, Your Child, And School : Navigate Your Way to the Best Education

    $42.00

    Written by Ken Robinson and Lou AronicahardcoverAn essential book for parents to help their children get the education they need to live happy, pro...

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    $42.00
  • Raising Readers: How to Nurture a Child's Love of Books

    $28.00

    Written by Megan DaleypaperbackSome kids refuse to read, others won't stop - not even at the dinner table! Either way, many parents question the b...

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    $28.00
  • Wild Things! Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature

    $17.90

    Written by Betsy Bird, Julie Danielson and Peter SierutapaperbackSecret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by le...

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    $17.90
  • This Is What Inequality Looks Like

    $27.80

    Written by Teo You YennpaperbackWhat is poverty? What is inequality? How are they connected? How are they reproduced? How might they be overcome?...

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    $27.80
  • You're Mum: A Little Book for Mothers (and the People Who Love Them)

    $21.40

    Written and Illustrated by Liz ClimohardcoverMums: they are there for us through the good, the bad, the scary, the sticky, and everything in betwee...

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    $21.40
  • Eating Chilli Crab in the Anthropocene

    $25.00

    Edited by Matthew Schneider-MayersonpaperbackIn this era of climate crisis, in which our very futures are at stake, sustainability is a global impe...

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    $25.00
  • Find Your Artistic Voice

    $32.60

    Written and Illustrated by Lisa CongdonpaperbackAn artist's unique voice is their calling card. It's what makes each of their works vital and parti...

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    $32.60
  • Red at the Bone

    $29.40

    Written by Jacqueline WoodsonpaperbackAn unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the pr...

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    $29.40
  • How We Disappeared

    $19.30

    Written by Jing-Jing LeepaperbackLonglisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction. A beautiful, stunningly ambitious tale of endurance, identity, and m...

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    $19.30
  • Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations

    $34.20

    Written by Mira Jacobpaperback“How brown is too brown?”“Can Indians be racist?”“What does real love between really different people look like?”Like...

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    $34.20
  • 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World

    $32.00

    Written by Elif Shafakpaperback'In the first minute following her death, Tequila Leila's consciousness began to ebb, slowly and steadily, like a ti...

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    $32.00
  • The Break

    $18.00

    Written by Deb Fitzpatrickpaperback The south-west coast is the kind of place people escape to. Unless you have lived there all your life, in whic...

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    $18.00
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    The One Who Wrote Destiny

    $18.90

    Written by Nikesh ShuklapaperbackNeha has just been diagnosed with the same terminal cancer that killed her mother. Was this her destiny? She cod...

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    $18.90
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  • The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt

    $17.00

    Written by Tracy FarrpaperbackThis is the story of Dame Lena Gaunt: musician, octogenarian, junkie.Lena is Music’s Most Modern Musician; the first ...

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    $17.00
  • Jun and the Octopus

    $18.00

    Written by Ekkers  |  Illustrated by Lim An-Linghardcover Jun and the Octopus follows the story of Jun, a boy who confronts his fears and finds the...

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    $18.00
  • Frog Under a Coconut Shell

    $20.00

    Written by Josephine Chiapaperback The title of this non-fiction book is from a Malay idiom, katak bawah tempurong. The frog who lives under the c...

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    $20.00
  • Kampong Spirit Gotong Royong

    $20.00

    Written by Josephine Chiapaperback Gotong Royong is a heartwarming recollection of life in the little village of Potong Pasir in Singapore during t...

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    $20.00
  • Goodbye My Kampong! Potong Pasir, 1966 to 1975

    $19.90

    Written by Josephine Chiapaperback This is the sequel to Josephine Chia’s 2014 Singapore Literature prize-winning book, Kampong Spirit - Gotong R...

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    $19.90
  • Harris bin Potter and the Stoned Philosopher

    $20.20

    Written by Suffian HakimpaperbackAn illustrated edition of the author’s first novel — the hilarious, viral hit Harris bin Potter and the Stoned Phi...

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    $20.20