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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

  • Sugarbread

    $28.80

    Written by Balli Kaur Jaswalpaperback Pin must not become like her mother, but nobody will tell her why. She seeks clues in Ma’s cooking when she’s...

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    $28.80
  • Inheritance

    $28.80

    Written by Balli Kaur JaswalpaperbackInheritance is a nation’s coming-of-age story, seen through the sharp lens of a traditional Punjabi family as ...

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    $28.80
  • The Unlikely Adventures Of The Shergill Sisters

    $19.20

    Written by Balli Kaur JaswalpaperbackBritish-born Punjabi sisters Rajni, Jezmeen and Shirina have never been close so when their dying mother instr...

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    $19.20
  • Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows

    $19.30

    Written by Balli Kaur JaswalpaperbackNikki lives in cosmopolitan West London, where she tends bar at the local pub. The daughter of Indian immigran...

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    $19.30
  • Professions

    $16.00

    Written by Amanda ChongpaperbackAt the very start of us, I foresawevery possible ending.Professions is a poet's directory of heartbreak. The backb...

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    $16.00
  • We Were Always Eating Expired Things

    $16.00

    Written by Cheryl Julia LeepaperbackWe Were Always Eating Expired Things is centred on our innate desire for connection, both physical and emotion...

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    $16.00
  • Giving Ground

    $17.00

    Written by Theophilus Kwekpaperback Giving Ground refers to an act of yielding, or compromise—an active passivity, not unlike the act of writing it...

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    $17.00
  • Moving House

    $24.00

    Written by Theophilus KwekpaperbackTheophilus Kwek's first UK collection is concerned with the individual and the collective stories that become hi...

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    $24.00
  • Vital Possessions

    $16.80

    Written by Marc NairpaperbackVital Possessions by Marc Nair contemplates how city-dwellers negotiate their uneasy relationship with nature in a wor...

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    $16.80
  • Spomenik

    $18.60

    Written by Marc NairpaperbackSpomenik is a collection of poems and photographs from the Balkans. These impressions of people and places bookmark ...

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    $18.60
  • Sightlines

    $20.00

    Written by Marc Nair and Tsen-Waye TaySightlines is a series of poems mapped onto a collection of black and white images shot on film. These are no...

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    $20.00
  • This Is Not A Safety Barrier: An Anthology of Poetry & Photography

    $18.70

    edited by Marc Nair and Yen PhangpaperbackThe city has never been ours; it is fleeting, a collection of habits and faint peals of laughter from gla...

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    $18.70
  • These Foolish Things and Other Stories

    $19.90

    Written by Yeo Wei Wei paperback In Yeo Wei Wei’s debut collection of stories, secret hopes, desires, and regrets are revealed through obsessions a...

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    $19.90
  • Feelings: Inside my heart and in my head...

    $17.00

    Written by Libby Walden  |  Illustrated by Richard JonespaperbackWhat you feel is who you are... Explore a world of emotions with this stunning pee...

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    $17.00
  • As We Grow: The journey of life...

    $17.00

    Written by Libby Walden  |  Illustrated by Richard JonespaperbackAs We Grow gently charts life’s journey, and is a great way to introduce discussio...

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    $17.00
  • A Walk Through Nature

    $19.80

    Written by Libby Walden  |  Illustrated by Clover RobinpaperbackOur natural world transformsevery day and month and year.But if we don’t take time ...

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    $19.80
  • Sherlock Sam 1: Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback Meet Sherlock Sam, Singapore’s greatest kid detective. With his trusty robot Watson, Sher...

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    $15.90
  • Sherlock Sam 10: Sherlock Sam and the Comic Book Caper in New York

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback The Supper Club are attending the San Diego Comic-con when a piece of experimental techno...

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    $15.90
  • Sherlock Sam 11: Sherlock Sam and the Quantum Pair in Queenstown

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by Drewscapepaperback Strange and impossible phenomena appear near Dad's workplace, and Sherlock Sam suspects t...

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    $15.90
  • Sherlock Sam 12: Sherlock Sam and the Fiendish Heist in London

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback In a sudden turn of events, the Fiendish Mastermind calls the Supper Club to London to so...

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    $15.90
  • Sherlock Sam 13: Sherlock Sam and the Mysterious Mastermind in Seoul

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by Drewscapepaperback In Sherlock Sam and the Mysterious Mastermind in Seoul, the Supper Club must chase their ...

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    $15.90
  • Sherlock Sam 14: Sherlock Sam and the Burgled Book in Kampong Glam

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback In this latest instalment, Sherlock Sam and his Supper Club must hunt down the true culpr...

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    $15.90
  • Sherlock Sam 2: Sherlock Sam and the Ghostly Moans in Fort Canning

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by  drewscapepaperback When ghostly sounds fill the air at one of Singapore's most-loved historical attractions...

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    $15.90
  • Sherlock Sam 3: Sherlock Sam and the Sinister Letters in Bras Basah

    $15.90

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperback Are you ready for another Sherlock Sam adventure? This time, Singapore's Greatest Kid De...

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    $15.90