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We Can


Written and Illustrated by Ben Lai
board book

No child is an island! 

Join Ah Girl in her day-to-day interactions with her family and friends. Discover local culture and icons while exploring the many ways we can achieve more when we work and play with others.

An illustrated glossary at the end of the book provides a perfect prompt for a search-and-find exploration of the previous pages.


This title has been shortlisted for the Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award 2020. 

The Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award (HABA) is presented biennially to an outstanding children’s book written by a Singapore citizen or Permanent Resident. 

To encourage the quality and quantity of books published for children; 
To promote the publication of books, set in a familiar and meaningful background that is relevant to the Singapore children.

The award ceremony for HABA 2020 will be held online for the first time and will be live-streamed on the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC)’s Facebook on 4 October 2020 at 6.00pm (SGT).