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Words Go Round 2022

Words Go Round 2022

Commissioned by the National Arts Council, Words Go Round (WGR) is a school outreach programme that began in 2011 as part of the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF), with the objective of bringing literary authors and programmes directly to students in our schools.

Now entering its 12th edition, WGR 2022 has expanded into a standalone, multilingual slate of programmes in English, Chinese, Malay, and Tamil, taking place from 23 May to 29 July 2022. Schools can look forward to an exciting slate of programmes, with something on offer for students of all ages, from pre-school to JC/CI. 

For pre-school and primary school programmes, visit the Singapore Book Council. For secondary school/JC/CI programmes, visit SingLit Station.

Discover the books by WGR featured authors and illustrators:  Preschool  |  Primary  |  Young Adult

  • Marvellous Mammals: A Wild A to Z of Southeast Asia

    Original price $24.50
    Current price $22.00

    Written by Debby Ng  |  Illustrated by Darel SeowhardcoverWe know that dogs bark, cats meow, and cows moo. But do you know dholes whistle “whee-whe...

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    Original price $24.50
    Current price $22.00
  • Out and About in Singapore

    $25.00

    Written by Melanie Lee  |  Illustrated by William SimpaperbackWith Out and About in Singapore, young readers get to go on a fun and colourful tour ...

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    $25.00
  • Amazing Ash & Superhero Ah Ma

    Original price $18.00
    Current price $15.00

    Written by Melanie Lee  |  Illustrated by Arif RafhanpaperbackEleven-year-old Ash doesn’t have much to look forward to: maths tests, a naggy Mum, a...

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    Original price $18.00
    Current price $15.00
  • The Complete Adventures of Squirky the Alien

    $49.00

    Written by Melanie Lee  |  Illustrated by David Liewset of 6 paperback booksJoin Squirky the Alien as he embarks on the adventure of a lifetime - t...

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    $49.00
  • Imaginary Friends: 26 Whimsical Fables for Getting on in a Crazy World

    $25.00

    Written by Melanie Lee  |  Illustrated by Arif RafhanhardcoverImaginary Friends is a collection of modern fables for adults based on the letters of...

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    $25.00
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    We are Singaporeans Vol.1

    $15.00

    Written by Melanie Lee  |  Illustrated by Lee Xin LipaperbackChoosing to do unconventional work is hard work, especially in a society that values s...

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    $15.00
    Out of stock for now, sorry!
  • We are Singaporeans Vol.2

    $15.00

    Written by Melanie Lee  |  Illustrated by Lee Xin LipaperbackWe Are Singaporeans Vol. 2 continues to feature inspiring illustrated interviews of Si...

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    $15.00
  • The Longer the Wait, the Bigger the Hug

    $18.00

    Written by Eoin McLaughlin  |  Illustrated by Polly DunbarpaperbackEveryone’s favourite (socially distanced) characters return to help us through t...

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    $18.00
  • Not an Alphabet Book: The Case of the Missing Cake

    $16.00

    Written by Eoin McLaughlin  |  Illustrated Marc BontavantpaperbackA graphic, bright, imaginative alphabet book, with a smart and laugh-out-loud who...

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    $16.00
  • While We Can't Hug

    $18.00

    Written by Eoin McLaughlin  |  Illustrated by Polly FaberpaperbackHedgehog and Tortoise were the best of friends.They wanted to give each other a g...

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    $18.00
  • The Hug

    $15.00

    Written by Eoin McLaughlin  |  Illustrated by Polly FaberpaperbackHedgehog was feeling sad.As sad as a hedgehog can feel.So sad only one thing coul...

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    $15.00
  • Inspector Penguin Investigates

    $15.00

    Written by Eoin McLaughlin  |  Illustrated by Ross CollinspaperbackOh no! The famous Diamondo del Mondo has been stolen! There’s something fishy go...

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    $15.00
  • Secret Agent Elephant

    $15.00

    Written by Eoin McLaughlin  |  Illustrated by Ross CollinspaperbackWatch out, supervillains. There’s a new spy in town . . .Secret Agent 00 Elephan...

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    $15.00
  • The Dog Who Saved the World

    $15.00

    Written by Ross WelfordpaperbackWhen eleven-year-old Georgie befriends an eccentric retired scientist, she becomes the test subject for a thrilling...

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    $15.00
  • The Kid Who Came From Space

    $15.00

    Written by Ross WelfordpaperbackA small village is rocked by the disappearance of Tammy, 12. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and ...

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    $15.00
  • What Not to Do If You Turn Invisible

    $15.00

    Written by Ross WelfordpaperbackA surprising, stunningly beautiful, and funny novel about a girl who turns invisible and, in the process, discovers...

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    $15.00
  • The 1,000-year-old Boy

    $15.00

    Written by Ross Welfordpaperback There are stories about people who want to live forever.This is not one of those stories.This is a story about som...

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    $15.00
  • When We Got Lost in Dreamland

    $15.00

    Written by Ross WelfordpaperbackWhen 11-year-old Malky and his younger brother Seb become the owners of a “Dreaminator”, they are thrust into worl...

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    $15.00
  • Into the Sideways World

    $16.00

    Written by Ross WelfordpaperbackWhen twelve-year-olds Willa and Manny hear of a mysterious animal prowling their town, they are determined to prove...

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    $16.00
  • Time Travelling with a Hamster

    $15.00

    Written by Ross WelfordpaperbackBack to the Future meets The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in this original, poignant, race-against...

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    $15.00
  • Kepala Kotak

    $15.00

    Written by Farihan BahronpaperbackKumpulan cerpen Kepala Kotak oleh Farihan Bahron menyajikan 15 buah cerpen yang ditulis dari 2017 hingga 2021. Te...

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    $15.00
  • Tang Ke Ting

    $10.00

    Written by Farihan Bahronpaperback “...majoritinya membawa kritikan sosial yang lebih sejagat terutama terhadap sikap dan pelakuan sosial manusia m...

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    $10.00
  • Kesumat Sang Avatar

    $10.00

    Written by Farihan BahronpaperbackTercapaikah impian Wandy, seorang penyanyi jalanan, untuk mendapatkan gadis pujaannya melalui lagu yang telah dis...

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    $10.00
  • Tukang Tunjuk Telunjuk

    $10.00

    Written by Farihan Bahronpaperback Ditulis dari tahun 2000 hingga 2016, bait-bait kata dalam kumpulan puisi ini menyentuh pelbagai aspek kehidupan ...

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    $10.00