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Words Go Round 2021

Words Go Round 2021

The Singapore Writers Festival’s outreach programme for students, teachers and the community will take place from 1 to 13 March 2021. Words Go Round is happy to bring you multilingual programmes in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil for pre-primary to tertiary students, with a slew of interactive talks and workshops by Singaporean and international writers. Books by the speakers of Words Go Round can be purchased here.
  • Just a Little Mynah

    $15.90

    Written by Evelyn Sue Wong  |  Illustrated by Dhanendra PoedjonopaperbackLittle Mynah wishes she was not so ordinary. But when her friend, the magn...

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    $15.90
  • A Year of Nature Poems

    $13.80

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Kelly Louise JuddpaperbackSee how animals behave through the seasons, and the cycle of trees and plan...

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    $13.80
  • If All the World Were...

    $13.80

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Allison ColpoyspaperbackA moving, lyrical picture book about a young girl's love for her granddad and ...

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    $13.80
  • Luna Loves Library Day

    $15.90

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Fiona LumberspaperbackEvery week Luna looks forward to one special day: the day when she discovers mag...

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    $15.90
  • Overheard in a Tower Block

    $15.00

    Written by Joseph Coelhopaperback A disappearing father and a Mermaid-Queen mother; statues that sing for flesh and blood; bullies who kick you un...

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    $15.00
  • Poems Aloud: An anthology of poems to read out loud

    $23.50

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Daniel Gray-BarnetthardcoverA wittily illustrated anthology of poems, designed to be read aloud. Twent...

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    $23.50
  • Thank You: A story celebrating key workers and the NHS

    $13.90

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Sam UsherpaperbackTatenda says thank you every day, wherever he can. Thank you to Mum and Dad for makin...

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  • Werewolf Club Rules! And Other Poems

    $12.70

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by John O'LearypaperbackDo not talk about Werewolf Club!You can howl about itBut never talk.Do not walk to...

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    $12.70
  • Zombierella: Fairy Tales Gone Bad

    $18.00

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustrated by Freya HartaspaperbackThe first in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics, wri...

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    $18.00
  • How To Write Poems

    $22.50

    Written by Joseph Coelho  |  Illustated by Matt Robertsonpaperback How to Write Poems is packed with exciting activities to get your pen flowing! M...

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    $22.50
  • The Naughty Mynah

    $6.00

    Written by Evelyn Sue Wong  |  Illustrated by Tee Siok Bingpaperback Paul Jones, a visiting art teacher who has just arrived in Singapore, befriend...

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    $6.00
  • Something Special

    $6.00

    Written by Evelyn Sue Wong  |  Illustrated by Guo Jingzhupaperback Mum and Dad were very happy that Jia Ying has a hobby. But her hobby is becomin...

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    $6.00
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    Where is My Home? Di Mana Rumah Saya?

    $6.00

    Written by Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar  |  Illustrated by Lim Leei Leeipaperback Callie the snail is wandering through the forest when she realises that sh...

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    $6.00
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  • The Feelings Hotel

    $15.00

    Written by Emma QuickpaperbackThe Feelings Hotel is here to help our children to learn about their feelings and understand that we all experience a...

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    $15.00
  • Ah Cim! Ah Choo!

    $18.00

    Written by Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar  |  Illustrated by Ridzuan SaarihardcoverPoor Nek Tina. She’s just about to eat a tart when she starts to sneeze. O...

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    $18.00
  • Captain Green and the Plastic Scene

    $13.90

    Written by Evelyn Bookless  |  Illustrated by Danny DeeptownhardcoverFresh out of Superhero School, Captain Green gets a call. Dolphin is tangled...

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    $13.90
  • Captain Green and The Tree Machine

    $13.90

    Written by Evelyn Bookless  |  Illustrated by Danny DeeptownhardcoverCaptain Green is back and this time he’s creating a gadget to help save the ...

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    $13.90
  • Aiden Finds a Way

    $15.00

    Written by Leila Boukarim  |  Illustrated by Barbara Moxhampaperback The weekend is here and Aiden can’t wait to visit the fire station with Mom a...

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    $15.00
  • All Too Much for Oliver

    $15.00

    Written by Leila Boukarim  |  Illustrated by Barbara Moxhampaperback Oliver is a quiet little boy. He avoids going to places that might be too noi...

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    $15.00
  • Everyday Ninja

    $14.90

    Written by Leila Boukarim  |  Illustrated by Barbara Moxhampaperback When Kareem and Wei see an awesome ninja at the park, they go back again an...

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    $14.90
  • The Yummiest Cupcake

    $13.90

    Written by Leila Boukarim  |  Illustrated by Barbara Moxhamhardcover Alex loves cupcakes. He loves to bake them, he loves to ice them, and most of...

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  • The Girl and the Box

    $19.90

    Written by Leila Boukarim and Shameer Bismilla  |  Illustrated by Barbara MoxhamhardcoverA girl sets out on a journey, full of wonder. She sees the...

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    $19.90
  • The Boy and the Box

    $19.90

    Written by Leila Boukarim and Shameer Bismilla  |  Illustrated by Barbara MoxhamhardcoverA boy sets out on a journey, full of wonder. He comes acro...

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    $19.90
  • The Amazing Sarong

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Quek Hong Shinpaperback Isn’t a sarong just a boring big piece of cloth? What can be so amazing about it? Nora and Adi a...

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  • The Brilliant Oil Lamp

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Quek Hong Shinpaperback Join Asha and her friends from The Amazing Sarong and The Incredible Basket, as she moves from h...

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    $15.90
  • The Incredible Basket

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Quek Hong Shinpaperback In this sequel to The Amazing Sarong, a beautiful Chinese wedding basket is used in all sorts o...

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    $15.90
  • The Marvellous Sugee Cake

    $15.90

    Written and Illustrated by Quek Hong ShinpaperbackOn Simon’s seventh birthday, sugee cake promises to be more than just a birthday treat—it brings...

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    $15.90
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    I Saved Two Tigers With A Really Magical Idea

    $12.90

    Written by Neil Humphreys  |  Illustrated by Cheng Puay KoonpaperbackAbbie Rose is back with her beloved magic suitcase and ready for her most dar...

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    $12.90
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    I Trapped A Dolphin But It Really Wasn't My Fault

    $12.90

    Written by Neil Humphreys  |  Illustrated by Cheng Puay KoonpaperbackFour-year old Abbie Rose has a magic suitcase. In this book, she goes on a w...

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    Picking Up a Penguin's Egg Really Got Me Into Trouble

    $12.90

    Written by Neil Humphreys  |  Illustrated by Cheng Puay KoonpaperbackFour-year old Abbie Rose has a magic suitcase. In this book, she goes on an e...

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    $12.90
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    Telling The Otters To Leave Home Was A Really Big Mistake

    $12.90

    Written by Neil Humphreys  |  Illustrated by Cheng Puay KoonpaperbackAbbie Rose takes her popular Magic Suitcase on a wild adventure with a whole...

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    $12.90
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  • The Day a Panda Really Saved My Life

    $12.90

    Written by Neil Humphreys  |  Illustrated by Cheng Puay KoonpaperbackWhen Abbie Rose's father hands her a magic suitcase, the four-year takes off...

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    $12.90
  • The Day I Was Erased

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback Maxwell is permanently in trouble. He’s a total menace to his teachers and big sister, but has a soft side too: ...

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    $14.90
  • The Goldfish Boy

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback 12-year-old Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD, spending most of his time staring out of his win...

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    $14.90
  • The Graveyard Riddle

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa ThompsonpaperbackReturn to the wonderful characters of beloved, bestselling, award-winning The Goldfish Boy, one of the most talked...

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    $14.90
  • The Boy Who Fooled the World

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback Cole's family is struggling to make ends meet and he doesn't fit in with the rich kids at his school. Until the d...

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    $14.90
  • The Light Jar

    $14.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a tumbledown cottage in the middle of a forest. When Mum hea...

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    $14.90
  • Owen and the Soldier

    $15.90

    Written by Lisa Thompsonpaperback A crumbling stone soldier sits on a bench in the park. Only Owen understands how important he is. At home, Owen a...

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    $15.90
  • The House of Clouds

    $15.90

    Written by Lisa Thompson  |  Illustrated by Alice McKinleypaperbackThere is wonder all around. You’ve just got to remember to look up…Tabby’s fed u...

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    $15.90
  • Pie in the Sky

    $17.90

    Written and Illustrated by Remy LaipaperbackEach book will be accompanied by a specially autographed bookplate from Remy. *while stocks last* When ...

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    $17.90
  • Sherlock Sam 1: Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong

    $10.60

    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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    $10.60
  • Sherlock Sam 11: Sherlock Sam and the Quantum Pair in Queenstown

    $11.60

    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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    $11.60
  • Sherlock Sam 12: Sherlock Sam and the Fiendish Heist in London

    $11.60

    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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    $11.60
  • Sherlock Sam 13: Sherlock Sam and the Mysterious Mastermind in Seoul

    $13.80

    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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    $13.80
  • Sherlock Sam 14: The Burgled Book in Kampong Glam

    $13.80

    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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    $13.80
  • Sherlock Sam 15: Sherlock Sam and the Seafaring Scourge on Sentosa

    $13.80

    Written by A.J. Low  |  Illustrated by drewscapepaperbackThe adventures of the Supper Club continue! In Sherlock Sam and the Seafaring Scourge on ...

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    $13.80
  • Fossil Finders: Mesozoic Mission

    $13.80

    Written by Andy Chuapaperback Best friends Samuel and Anna are on an excursion to the museum to see real dinosaur fossils. For the two dinosaur lo...

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    $13.80
  • Fossil Finders: Cretaceous Crisis

    $13.80

    Written by Andy Chuapaperback Samuel and Anna are sent back to the Cretaceous on a seemingly easy mission to simply observe dinosaurs, disturb noth...

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    $13.80