Welcome to SGBookShelf, an online book store in Singapore by Ho Printing that provides the local Singaporean market with books catered to them.

We have created this online platform to solve the needs of our customers. You no longer have to go down to the book store to search for your new book. With over two hundred titles available on our website, everyone will be able to find the novel they are searching for.

You can easily browse through the different categories of books ranging from non-fiction to comics on Shopzone. Once you have picked your desired title, we will deliver it straight to your home! Eliminate the need for you to even step out of the house.

Encourage your children’s love of reading by giving them a title from our book store. Our books for children are sure to spark their interest in books.

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  • Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90
    • Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90
    • Evolve, Adapt Or Collapse – S$24.90
    • Be motivated and inspired by this entertaining and insightful read that offers practical, hard-hitting and sometimes creatively unorthodox advice for businesses in a digitally evolving world. “EVOLVE, ADAPT OR COLLAPSE” reveals what businesses need to do with their marketing game in order to survive and thrive in these transformative times.
  • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 1 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 1 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 1 of 5 – S$6.50
    • See the sample page 2-3 and page 9-10 About the graphic novel Book 1: The Rat, The Cat and The Bat The Rat, the Cat and the Bat. None of them yet know, but their paths will cross, and the fate of Heiwa rests in their paws! Presenting the first chapter in the debut comic book mini-series by writer/illustrator Joshua Chiang,…
  • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 2 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 2 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 2 of 5 – S$6.50
    • See the sample page 11-12 and page 13-14 About the graphic novel Book 2: When Ronin Meets Ninja! On the run from the bandit leader known only as ‘BOSS-SAN’, the wily ronin rat WHISKERS enters the city of Daikyo and learns there is a huge bounty out for the capture of an elusive burglar; a chance too good for our…
  • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 3 of 5 – S$6.50 Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 3 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 3 of 5 – S$6.50 Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 3 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 3 of 5 – S$6.50
    • About the graphic novel Book 3: Prisoners of the Fox On the run from the law, the ronin rat, Whiskers and the kitten burglar Maneki encounter the dying pigeon monk Hatto who, with his dying breath, entrusts to them the key and a map to the lost treasures of the First Emperor. Whiskers, who is given the key, reluctantly agrees…
  • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 4 of 5 – S$6.50 Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 4 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 4 of 5 – S$6.50 Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 4 of 5 – S$6.50
    • Ronin Rat and Ninja Cat, Book 4 of 5 – S$6.50
    • About the graphic novel Ronin Rat & Ninja Cat is a love letter to classic Chanbara (samurai sword fighting) movies set in a land of talking animals, giant insects, a bit of magic here and there, and one really big, really destructive Daikaiju! The 5-book series centres on 2 major characters – Whiskers a rat who has become a Ronin…
  • HERD #1 – S$6.50 HERD #1 – S$6.50
    • HERD #1 – S$6.50 HERD #1 – S$6.50
    • HERD #1 – S$6.50
    • https://youtu.be/IUq_FzsfVDM HERD #1 is a fantasy comic and the first of a 4 book series. Set during the Stone Age, it is a tale of dominance and survival. A struggle that encapsulates the history of earth and it's living things since time immemorial. ISBN: 978-981-14-5673-2 Published: May 2020 Weight: 113g Dimension: 170mm x 260mm Extent: 24 + cover Finish: Paperback…
  • HERD #2 – S$6.50 HERD #2 – S$6.50
    • HERD #2 – S$6.50 HERD #2 – S$6.50
    • HERD #2 – S$6.50
    • HERD is a 4-book series set in the Stone Age. Homo-Vampyrus – the most deadly humans ever to evolve have become the dominant species amongst the Great Apes. They feast upon their relatives with no remorse, hunting Homo-Sapiens to near extinction. Herd tells the story of this time. A story when starvation and disease ravages Vampyrus society. A story when…
  • I Wish I Had A Dog – S$14.00
    • I Wish I Had A Dog – S$14.00
    • I Wish I Had A Dog – S$14.00
    • About the book Dogs are known to be loyal companions and friends while cats are their own masters. In this light-hearted story, the author and illustrator who are cat lovers, reflect why sometimes rascals can grow into loveable individuals despite their stand-offishness. The book appeals to children and adults who read with them. About the author/illustrator Chua Hui Ying is…
  • Murder in Melbourne – The Untold Story of Aiia Maasarwe – S$10.00
    • Murder in Melbourne – The Untold Story of Aiia Maasarwe – S$10.00
    • Murder in Melbourne – The Untold Story of Aiia Maasarwe – S$10.00
    • About the Book In January 2019 a young woman’s brutally murdered body was found near a tram stop in Melbourne, Australia. Her name was Aiia Maasarwe and the media reported that she was Israeli. She was Palestinian. Three days later Codey Herrmann, a young Aboriginal man, pleaded guilty to the murder in a magistrate’s court. In October 2019 he was…
  • 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – S$30.00 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – S$30.00
    • 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – S$30.00 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – S$30.00
    • 1987: Singapore’s Marxist Conspiracy 30 Years On (Second Edition) – S$30.00
    • About the Book Survivors of Operation Spectrum—the alleged Marxist conspiracy—speak up in this volume. For many of them, this is the first time that they cast their minds back to 1987 and try to make sense of the incident. What they did in that period was meaningful and totally legitimate. Their families and friends share the same view. The detainees…
  • Ahead and Behind. Singapore in the World – S$20.00
    • Ahead and Behind. Singapore in the World – S$20.00
    • Ahead and Behind. Singapore in the World – S$20.00
    • About the book How has Singapore contributed to the world and how it has it learned from the world over the last fifty years? What does today’s student generation think about international politics? What are their burning socio-economic issues? What does every-day living in Singapore mean to them? Students from the Singapore Management University (SMU), comprising Singaporeans and exchange students…
  • Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – S$35.00 Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – S$35.00
    • Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – S$35.00 Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – S$35.00
    • Beyond The Blue Gate: Recollections of a Political Prisoner – S$35.00
    • See the sample pages here Synopsis This is a moving and detailed account of the author's tribulations while under detention without trial. Singapore lawyer Teo Soh Lung has written this careful account of her experiences and feelings when detained in Whitley Detention Centre 21 from May 1987 to 6 September 1987, and from April 1988 to 1 June 1990. Accused…
  • Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – S$20.00 Escape From The Lion’s Paw: Reflections of Singapore’s Political Exiles – S$20.00
  • LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00 LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00
    • LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00 LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00
    • LGOU. Let God Owe You – S$30.00
    • This book comprises a collection of thoughts and insights developed over decades of robust discussions on the ethics of life and business practises. Can there be meaning in life and business in the midst of greed, selfishness, ego and a 'winner-take-all' attitude of man? 10 axioms are laid out as a proposed way forward for man to exist in harmony,…
  • Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00 Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00
    • Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00 Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00
    • Living in a Time of Deception – S$35.00
    • See the sample pages here Synopsis This is the historical memoir of Dr Poh Soo Kai, a man of medicine and a founder member of the People’s Action Party. About the Editors HONG LYSA formerly with the History Department, National University of Singapore, continues with her research interests independently. She is co-author of The Scripting of National History: Singapore and its…
  • Living The Writing:  One Man’s Journey – S$15.00
    • Living The Writing:  One Man’s Journey – S$15.00
    • Living The Writing: One Man’s Journey – S$15.00
    • About the Book This is not a “how to” book. It is a collection of essays setting out the author’s thoughts on writing. Across 40 essays, Russ Soh examines the writing life, muses about mundane issues with his inimitable humour, connects travel and writing, and argues the case for reading complementing writing. In four sections, he lays out his thoughts…
  • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – S$23.00
    • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – S$23.00
    • Making Sense of Life @ / & SMU – S$23.00
    • See the sample pages here  About the book This extraordinary volume provides unexpectedly heart-warming and heart-breaking insights into the interior lives and thoughts of SMU business graduates. It is both a paean to and an indictment of Singapore’s education system and its excessively powerful formative impact on individual lives, family relationships, and Singapore society as a whole. Their intensely per­sonal…
  • ONCE – S$25.00
    • ONCE – S$25.00
    • ONCE – S$25.00
    • About the book OLIVER SEET’S COLLECTION is a veritable tome of more than 200 poems, ranging from his writings in his early student days at the University of Malaya to his elegies for significant people in his life. Lee Kuan Yew, Dr Ruth Wong, SR Nathan all figured in this collection. A keen traveller-photographer, more than 50 of Oliver’s poems…
  • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – S$20.00
    • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – S$20.00
    • Speaking Out & Speaking Up: Xinjiao Perspectives – S$20.00
    • See the sample pages here About the book This collection of essays by local and exchange students of SMU who were brought together to develop a deeper understanding of Singapore’s extraordinary progress in the past half century arose from a new course, Singapore in the World, the World in Singapore. The diverse perspectives – Singaporeans interpreting their experiences through a…
  • Still Making Sense of Life – S$25.00
    • Still Making Sense of Life – S$25.00
    • Still Making Sense of Life – S$25.00
    • About the book This is a selection of writings from Singapore Management University (SMU) business school students who share their thoughts on work, luck, inequality, gender, free will and spirituality and how this is relevant to business, happiness and the meaning of life. Their experiences with life in general and SMU in particular, will resonate with undergraduates all over the…
  • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – S$20.00
    • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – S$20.00
    • Within and Without. Singapore in the World; the World in Singapore – S$20.00
    • About the book This volume comprises essays that explore different dimensions of identity – national, social, cultural and linguistic. It also analyses issues ranging from freedom of speech, education, meritocracy, drug laws, home ownership, casinos to martial arts.  Anyone who wonders what the young think of these and other issues may find their point of view surprising, even unusual and…
  • 1,000 Character Classic – S$15.90
    • 1,000 Character Classic – S$15.90
    • 1,000 Character Classic – S$15.90
    • This fascinating book explains the primer Qian Zi Wen〈千字文〉which has been memorised by generations of Chinese. Composed during the Liang Dynasty (AD 502-557), it contains 1,000 unique Chinese characters set in four-word phrases.
  • 1,001 Arabian Nights – Ingenious Survivors – S$5.50
    • 1,001 Arabian Nights – Ingenious Survivors – S$5.50
    • 1,001 Arabian Nights – Ingenious Survivors – S$5.50
    • Can you tell a story so well that your would-be-murderer decides to spare your life, just to hear how the story would end? Would you bet your life on being able to? This is the challenge that the beautiful Scheherazade takes upon herself to face, not just once, but night after night, buying her life one day at a time…
  • 8 Immortals – Cross The Sea – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Cross The Sea – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Cross The Sea – S$7.50
    • The Eight Immortals are among the most popular figures of Chinese myths and legends. In fact they are the legendary figures closest to the hearts of the ordinary people. The stories in this book show how eight ordinary people in ancient China attained immortality through selfless actions and good deeds. Be enthralled by the vivid description of the great battle…
  • 8 Immortals – Miracle Makers – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Miracle Makers – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Miracle Makers – S$7.50
    • The term "Eight Immortals" is used figuratively for happiness. The stories in this book show how the Eight Immortals brought happiness to the common folk through their miracles and good deeds. Read about the miracles performed by the Eight Immortals to dispel demons and punish the wicked. Tales of how Empress Wu Zetian tried to pray for longevity and how…
  • 8 Immortals – Uproar in the Celestial Palace – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Uproar in the Celestial Palace – S$7.50
    • 8 Immortals – Uproar in the Celestial Palace – S$7.50
    • While the first book The Eight Immortals Cross The Sea recounts how eight ordinary people in ancient China attain immortality through selfless actions and good deeds, this instalment continues their adventures as immortals — helping and saving ordinary people on earth. The last story in the book Uproar in the Celestial Palace depicts their encounters with the weather deities, with…
  • 8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility: How to Lead and Inspire in the Real World – S$36.00
    • 8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility: How to Lead and Inspire in the Real World – S$36.00
    • 8 Paradoxes of Leadership Agility: How to Lead and Inspire in the Real World – S$36.00
    • Rated 5 Stars by Readers' Favorite. “To be successful, you need to be agile.” You may have heard this oft-repeated adage. Agility is a much-talked-about, crucial quality expected of leaders. But how does a leader become agile? How can a leader lead effectively in an often volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment? Are there ‘signposts’ to follow? If these questions…
  • 90 Years in Singapore – S$20.00
    • 90 Years in Singapore – S$20.00
    • 90 Years in Singapore – S$20.00
    • Recommended as a supplemental text for courses in Singapore Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, Overseas Chinese, history, anthropology, women's studies, literature.
  • A Collection of Writings – S$7.00
    • A Collection of Writings – S$7.00
    • A Collection of Writings – S$7.00
    • The aim of writing this Christian book is to have what is written shared so as to encourage, comfort, support, give hope, lift up and bless God’s people. It is also my hope that those who read this book will take time to reflect on their lives, take steps to heed God’s Word, be transformed, hence giving glory to God.…
  • A Dream of Red Mansions – S$8.50
    • A Dream of Red Mansions – S$8.50
    • A Dream of Red Mansions – S$8.50
    • One of the Four Main Classical Novels of China, A Dream of Red Mansions is the only novel to address the role of women in China’s history. This tragic romance is brought to life with the delicate penstrokes of local artist Seraphina Lum, in her debut graphic novel.
  • Action Research in Action – S$7.00 Action Research in Action – S$7.00
    • Action Research in Action – S$7.00 Action Research in Action – S$7.00
    • Action Research in Action – S$7.00
    • This book helps teachers to consider ways and means of conducting action research. It highlights several case studies from second language classrooms across Asia. While not prescribing any one way to carry out an action research project, this book demonstrates how action research can aid language teachers in finding solutions to many of the common problems faced in their classrooms.…
  • Asian Civilizations – Ancient to 1800 AD – S$9.50
    • Asian Civilizations – Ancient to 1800 AD – S$9.50
    • Asian Civilizations – Ancient to 1800 AD – S$9.50
    • This book features the empires and civilizations that sprang out of the five regions of Asia – West Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. Let’s take a journey through time and space to the five Asian regions and discover the great conquerors of the ancient land. Explore how these civilizations have influenced the world we live…
  • Autobiography of Horse – S$15.00
    • Autobiography of Horse – S$15.00
    • Autobiography of Horse – S$15.00
    • Synopsis and keynote: A Paris Review Staff Pick, April 2019. The co-winner of the inaugural Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize. A frenetic tour of a splayed self writing through an equine obsession. I became obsessed. I swallowed myself whole and turned into a knot. I couldn’t undo myself, so I crawled inside a horse. Inside the horse I hardened, and…
  • Battle at the Red Cliff – S$7.50
    • Battle at the Red Cliff – S$7.50
    • Battle at the Red Cliff – S$7.50
    • In this fourth volume, you'll find out how the brave Zhao Yun (Zilong) rescued Liu Bei's son, how the godlike Zhuge Liang put his brilliance to good use by provoking Zhou Yu to fight against Cao Cao and his strategy of borrowing Cao Cao's arrows for Zhou Yu. And you'll be enthralled by the great fire attack at the Red…
  • Best Chinese Jokes – S$6.50
    • Best Chinese Jokes – S$6.50
    • Best Chinese Jokes – S$6.50
    • With more than 60 stories, Best Chinese Jokes promises a generous serving of wit and humour, which has been enjoyed and loved by all. Containing glimpses of life in ancient China, the jokes have been passed down the generations to be told and retold, entertaining both the young and the old.
  • Best Chinese Myths – S$6.50
    • Best Chinese Myths – S$6.50
    • Best Chinese Myths – S$6.50
    • Heroes abound in the land of Chinese myths. Generations have been enthralled and inspired by characters of yesteryears, drawing upon their wisdom and virtues for motivation and guidance. The enduring quality of these myths has been proven with the passage of time.
  • Candy is a Good Helper – S$10.00
    • Candy is a Good Helper – S$10.00
    • Candy is a Good Helper – S$10.00
    • Candy has three new siblings... and she wants to help! As you flip through the pages and the flaps, watch how Candy takes care of the little baby kittens: pouring milk for them to drink, giving them a bath, helping them dress up... and more! How do her brothers enjoy it? You’ll have to read on to find out! This…
  • Candy Makes New Friends – S$10.00
    • Candy Makes New Friends – S$10.00
    • Candy Makes New Friends – S$10.00
    • Who is that hiding on top of the tree? Could it be... a squirrel? Join Candy on her adventures in the outdoors, as she discovers new places, hears new sounds and, most importantly, meets new friends. Uncover these animals one by one, under each fun flap. Amidst the beautiful illustrations, this will certainly be an entertaining read for the young…
  • Celebrate Indian Hindu Festivals – S$5.50
    • Celebrate Indian Hindu Festivals – S$5.50
    • Celebrate Indian Hindu Festivals – S$5.50
    • Join Max and his Indian friend, Rani, as they celebrate the Festival of Lights, Deepavali, and observe the rituals of Thaipusam. Have fun with the Indian musical instruments and the colourful rangoli.
  • Celebrate Malay Muslim Festivals – S$5.50
    • Celebrate Malay Muslim Festivals – S$5.50
    • Celebrate Malay Muslim Festivals – S$5.50
    • Join Max and his Malay friend, Ahmad, as they celebrate Hari Raya Eidil Fitri and observe the sacrifices of Hari Raya Eidil Adha. Discover the layout of the mosque and the significance of the traditional greeting with a salam.
  • Chinese Business Strategies – S$15.90
    • Chinese Business Strategies – S$15.90
    • Chinese Business Strategies – S$15.90
    • The Chinese are known for being shrewd businessmen able to thrive under the toughest market conditions. The book offers readers 30 real-life, ancient case studies with comments on their application in the context of modern business. Several established shops mentioned in the stories are still in operation. They include the Tongren Tang Medicine Shop and Caizhi Zhai Confectionery.
  • Chinese Fine Arts – S$15.00
    • Chinese Fine Arts – S$15.00
    • Chinese Fine Arts – S$15.00
    • CELEBRATE CHINESE CULTURE is an epic series of books about the different facets of Chinese heritage throughout history. China’s modernity cannot be fully understood without looking into its glorious past of milestones in scientific inventions, political exploits and artistic distinction. This series will provide the reader with an insight into one of the world’s magnificent civilizations. In this volume, Chinese…
  • Chinese History – S$9.50
    • Chinese History – S$9.50
    • Chinese History – S$9.50
    • Chinese History presents an easy-to-read record of imperial China, from the little-known Xia, Shang and Zhou Dynasties (2070–771 BC), to the Qing Dynasty (AD 1644–1911). It will help you to comprehend and interpret China’s history in its proper context, plus provide vivid illustrations, and questions and answers to enhance your appreciation of great people and happenings. In short, you get…
  • Chinese Top 100 – S$8.00
    • Chinese Top 100 – S$8.00
    • Chinese Top 100 – S$8.00
    • CHINESE TOP 100 is made of 10 unique units. Each unit contains 10 highly used Chinese characters which have been identified to be the most frequently used words in daily life. At the end of the course, you would have learnt 100 characters which, research has shown, amount to 45% of the words that appear in publications! To facilitate learning,…
  • Chinese Vocabulary Builders – S$7.00
    • Chinese Vocabulary Builders – S$7.00
    • Chinese Vocabulary Builders – S$7.00
    • The author, Lin Shan has formulated a logical way of learning the Chinese characters, that is, grouping words having the same "root" and then deriving their meaning by applying 60 basic radicals. Studies have shown that characters with a combination of "radical" and "root" account for 85% of all Chinese characters, either frequently or infrequently used. In this title, the…
  • Communicative Language Teaching Today – S$6.00 Communicative Language Teaching Today – S$6.00
    • Communicative Language Teaching Today – S$6.00 Communicative Language Teaching Today – S$6.00
    • Communicative Language Teaching Today – S$6.00
    • Communicative Language Teaching Today examines the methodology known as Communicative Language Teaching or CLT and explores the assumptions it is based on, its origins and evolution since it was first proposed in the 1970s, and how it has influenced approaches to language teaching today. This booklet serves to review what has been learned from CLT and what its relevance is…
  • Complete Analects of Confucius 1 – S$19.00 
    • Complete Analects of Confucius 1 – S$19.00 
    • Complete Analects of Confucius 1 – S$19.00 
    • The Analects of Confucius is the gem in the crown of Chinese classics. It has been made a basic textbook of Chinese education for more than 2,000 years. In just 12,000 characters, The Analects of Confucius covers a wide scope ranging from politics and management to education, art and morality. This exhaustive compilation of the sage's sayings and dialogues with…
  • Cooperative Learning in the Language Classroom – S$6.00 Cooperative Learning in the Language Classroom – S$6.00
    • Cooperative Learning in the Language Classroom – S$6.00 Cooperative Learning in the Language Classroom – S$6.00
    • Cooperative Learning in the Language Classroom – S$6.00
    • With a bit of planning, group activities in language classes can be more successful. This book explains the theoretical rationale for using group work to facilitate language development and shows you how to plan group activities, by explaining cooperative learning principles and techniques. Learn 18 cooperative learning techniques for helping students help each other and themselves. A Quick Guide allows…
  • Creation of the Gods – S$8.50
    • Creation of the Gods – S$8.50
    • Creation of the Gods – S$8.50
    • Creation of the Gods, a Chinese literary classic, ranks among great works such as The Three Kingdoms, Water Margin and Journey to the West. It relates the struggles between forces of King Zhou, the despotic last ruler of the Shang dynasty, and Jiang Ziya, the legendary commander and strategist who helped found the Zhou dynasty in the 11th century BC.
  • Developing Language Course Materials – S$6.00 Developing Language Course Materials – S$6.00
    • Developing Language Course Materials – S$6.00 Developing Language Course Materials – S$6.00
    • Developing Language Course Materials – S$6.00
    • This book is for all language teachers. It regards them all as materials developers in that teachers frequently have to make decisions about selecting and adapting materials, they make decisions everyday in their classrooms about how to use the materials and they sometimes develop materials of their own to supplement or even replace the materials in their coursebooks. To help…
  • Dying to Marry & Other Stories – S$9.00
  • Enjoy A Life Of Ease – S$9.50
    • Enjoy A Life Of Ease – S$9.50
    • Enjoy A Life Of Ease – S$9.50
    • Being a teenage is a tumultuous experience. It's a roller coaster filled with ups and downs, plus a number of sizable bumps along the way. But it doesn't have to be like that . Your teenage years are supposed to be one of the most exciting, enriching and meaningful season of your life. This is the time you discover who…
  • Essence of Fruity Goodness – S$12.50
    • Essence of Fruity Goodness – S$12.50
    • Essence of Fruity Goodness – S$12.50
    • Written by a health enthusiast from the viewpoint of Traditional Chinese Medicine, this book provides a friendly approach to health and vitality for the busy individual: · Interaction of the five elements with the internal organs of the human body · Stories of fruits and vegetables illustrated in comics · Classification of 75 fruits and vegetables in five distinctive colours…
  • Essence of Natural Cures – S$9.50
    • Essence of Natural Cures – S$9.50
    • Essence of Natural Cures – S$9.50
    • This book gathers six of the most widely-used natural therapy systems of Indian origin and presents them in a simple, easy-to-understand form. Here you will find the basics of Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani, Yoga, Homeopathy and Naturopathy, all aimed towards helping you achieve a healthier, happier life.
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Health Tonics – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Health Tonics – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Health Tonics – S$36.50
    • This volume introduces 54 well-known herbs and other substances commonly used in TCM. It explains the medicinal effects of these substances, how to identify, purchase and store them, and includes a wide variety of appealing and tasty recipes whereby they can be cooked as food for easy and enjoyable consumption.
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Improving Blood Circulation – S$36.50
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Relieving Wind – S$36.50
  • Essential Chinese Medicine – Restoring Balance – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Restoring Balance – S$36.50
    • Essential Chinese Medicine – Restoring Balance – S$36.50
    • This volume introduces 55 well-known balancing herbs and other substances commonly used in TCM. It explains the medicinal effects of these substances, how to identify, purchase and store them, and includes a wide variety of appealing and tasty recipes whereby they can be cooked as food for easy and enjoyable consumption.
  • Eternal Vigilance – Hard Cover – S$23.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – Hard Cover – S$23.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – Hard Cover – S$23.00
    • Featuring 300 wartime pictures interspersed with essays, interviews and excerpts from wartime documents, ETERNAL VIGILANCE provides a vivid portrayal of life in Singapore before and after the Japanese Occupation. For readers today, this book is a grim reminder to remain eternally vigilant, to guard our heritage and nationhood.
  • Eternal Vigilance – S$18.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – S$18.00
    • Eternal Vigilance – S$18.00
    • Featuring 300 wartime pictures interspersed with essays, interviews and excerpts from wartime documents, ETERNAL VIGILANCE provides a vivid portrayal of life in Singapore before and after the Japanese Occupation. For readers today, this book is a grim reminder to remain eternally vigilant, to guard our heritage and nationhood.
  • Fascinating Stories from Hans Christian Andersen – S$5.50
  • Feng Shui for the New Millennium – S$13.80
    • Feng Shui for the New Millennium – S$13.80
    • Feng Shui for the New Millennium – S$13.80
    • Do you want to alleviate stress? Do you want to feel at peace with the world around you? Do you want to improve your health? Do you want your children to do better in School? Previously known as Feng Shui 2000, this book will show you how the Feng Shui--invisible forces and energy flow-- of your home can have a…
  • Force 136 – S$23.00
    • Force 136 – S$23.00
    • Force 136 – S$23.00
    • Force 136 is the autobiography of a man who swore himself to two missions: first, to defend his homeland during the Japanese Occupation in the early 1940s; second, to make known to everyone the patriotic ardour of the resistance fighters, including the dauntless Lim Bo Seng.By producing this English edition, readers worldwide will be able to recapture the events of…
  • Fun Riddles from A to Z – S$5.50
  • Funny Jokes – S$5.50
  • Gateway to Eurasian Culture – S$9.50
    • Gateway to Eurasian Culture – S$9.50
    • Gateway to Eurasian Culture – S$9.50
    • Bridging the traditional divide between East and West, the Eurasian people are able to draw on an unmatched wealth of traditions for inspiration in the arts and cuisine. Join us on a voyage of discovery as we explore the rich and unique heritage of a true world culture in this part of the Montage Culture series!
  • Gateway to Indian Classical Literature – S$9.50
    • Gateway to Indian Classical Literature – S$9.50
    • Gateway to Indian Classical Literature – S$9.50
    • Traditional Indian literature was primarily composed of verses and was oral rather than written. This book offers a quick and comprehensive appreciation of Indian classical literature, including renowned ancient works like the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and Atoka Tales, to literary works of the post-medieval period.
  • Gateway to Old School Games – S$9.00
    • Gateway to Old School Games – S$9.00
    • Gateway to Old School Games – S$9.00
    • This book takes readers back in time to the 1950s and 1960s for some old school games that children used to play before the age of iPads, Nintendo and the Internet. Find out which games have been played for more than 5,000 years, and the origins of certain toys we have taken for granted. Hark back to a simpler era…
  • Gateway to Singapore Culture – S$12.00
    • Gateway to Singapore Culture – S$12.00
    • Gateway to Singapore Culture – S$12.00
    • Here in the beautiful Singapore, we live in harmony. Regardless of the different races, religions and customs, we are able to grow and prosper in peace. But, how much do you know about your classmates and neighbours? What do you know about the traditions of your own community? Find out more about yourself and your friends as you open the…
  • Giving Feedback in Language Classes – S$6.00 Giving Feedback in Language Classes – S$6.00
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    • Giving Feedback in Language Classes – S$6.00
    • This booklet addresses questions about why, when and how to give feedback in language classes. The advice and examples are based on many different contexts: classes of children and groups of adults, classes in English speaking communities and in places where there are few out-of-class opportunities to use the language. Although the examples are all given in English, the same…
  • Great Explorer Cheng Ho – S$8.50
    • Great Explorer Cheng Ho – S$8.50
    • Great Explorer Cheng Ho – S$8.50
    • How much do you know about Cheng Ho and the voyages he commanded? When and how did these voyages take place? What influences have these historic voyages exerted on the places Cheng had set his feet on? In what aspects is Cheng different from those later European explorers, and implications do these differences have for us today? In this book,…
  • Greetings from Africa & Europe – S$8.50
    • Greetings from Africa & Europe – S$8.50
    • Greetings from Africa & Europe – S$8.50
    • Say ‘hello’ and meet your friends from 21 cultures across Africa and Europe! Know how your friends greet and dress, and find out their favourite festivals and food as well as music and dance. As you take steps to appreciate and respect others’ way of life, you will become a well-loved friend, and grow as an ambassador of peace.
  • Greetings from America & Asia – S$8.50
    • Greetings from America & Asia – S$8.50
    • Greetings from America & Asia – S$8.50
    • Say ‘hello’ and meet your friends from 21 cultures across America and Asia! Don’t put this book away until you know how to say ‘Thank you’ and ‘I love you’ in their languages. Then count the smiles that greet you when you say those nice words. That’s no surprise - you’re a citizen of the world!
  • Guan Yu’s Defeat At Maicheng – S$7.50
    • Guan Yu’s Defeat At Maicheng – S$7.50
    • Guan Yu’s Defeat At Maicheng – S$7.50
    • In this seventh volume, Cao Cao conquers Dongchuan but is wise enough not to push on to take Xichuan. Other exciting episodes include Liu Bei's conquest of Hanzhong, Guan Yu's capture of Xiangyang and how he uses water to drown the seven mighty armies of Wei. However, Sun Quan finally regains Jingzhou by getting his marine troops disguised as merchants…
  • Hua Mulan: Legendary Woman Warrior – S$12.00
    • Hua Mulan: Legendary Woman Warrior – S$12.00
    • Hua Mulan: Legendary Woman Warrior – S$12.00
    • This book tells of the inspirational story of Hua MuIan, the legendary Chinese female warrior who pledges to fight for her family and country in the most unusual way: by disguising herself as a man – a filial “son” who takes the place of her aged and sick father at the battlefront. Quick-witted and well-skilled in martial arts, Hua MuIan…
  • I Ching – Wisdom Revealed – S$38.00
    • I Ching – Wisdom Revealed – S$38.00
    • I Ching – Wisdom Revealed – S$38.00
    • This book will help readers to 1. Understand and apply the eight trigrams and 64 hexagrams 2. Appreciate the theory behind divination methods 3. Discern the real issue to their unique life situation 4. Witness the power of divination in contemporary case studies.
  • I-Ching Management – S$13.50
    • I-Ching Management – S$13.50
    • I-Ching Management – S$13.50
    • The current economic crunch has called for a new era of change. Perhaps no classic can depict the concept of change better that the ancient Chinese text know as the Yijing, the book of Changes or the I Ching. The Chinese character Yi really refers to three aspects of change : firstly, the abiding change in nature, as in the…
  • Infamous Chinese Emperors – S$9.50
    • Infamous Chinese Emperors – S$9.50
    • Infamous Chinese Emperors – S$9.50
    • In ancient China, an emperor is regarded as tianzi or " Heaven 's son", one who is sent from Heaven to rule the nation and its people. Little wonder that he held sway over the masses and is deemed sacred and inviolate. Literally, a dynasty's rise and fall, and the people's weal and woe, are intimately linked to his calibre…
  • Inspiration from Confucius – S$15.90
    • Inspiration from Confucius – S$15.90
    • Inspiration from Confucius – S$15.90
    • This volume is a compilation of the best 100 quotations specially selected from The Complete Analects of Confucius Volumes 1–3. It is a selection of Confucius’ sayings and dialogues with his disciples, making it an interesting read for all who wish to know more about the Analects.
  • Inspiration from Mencius – S$9.50
    • Inspiration from Mencius – S$9.50
    • Inspiration from Mencius – S$9.50
    • Mencius is an ancient philosopher with a modern spirit. He is regarded as the Second Sage after Confucius.Even though Mencius's thinking is more than 2,000 years old, it is still relevant today. Chinese-American Nobel laureate of physics Yang Zhenning has said that Mencius’ philosophy, which he learnt to recite during middle school, is one of the biggest influences in his…
  • Inspiration from the Doctrine of the Mean – S$9.50
  • Inspiration from the Great Learning – S$9.50
    • Inspiration from the Great Learning – S$9.50
    • Inspiration from the Great Learning – S$9.50
    • The Great Learning is the shortest of the Four Books but its influence is no less far reaching. This is due to its emphasis on how meticulous study can assist individual moral cultivation, which can then influence and transform others, so that ultimately, social harmony and political order can be realized.
  • Intervening to Help in the Writing Process – S$6.00 Intervening to Help in the Writing Process – S$6.00
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    • Intervening to Help in the Writing Process – S$6.00
    • This booklet presents a 'just-in-time' method of helping students to improve their writing. The method allows the teacher to intervene in the composing process so that students can benefit from guidance and instruction provided at the stage when the student's composition is still in the creation process. The first chapter presents the general principles governing the how, what, and when…
  • Jadeite – S$19.00
    • Jadeite – S$19.00
    • Jadeite – S$19.00
    • As a stone or work of art, jadeite contains a splendour which has thrilled both initiates and experienced collectors. In this volume, Lee Ying Ho shares with readers the origin, appreciation and worth of jadeite, together with the maintenance of jadeite jewellery, the identification of fakes rampant on the market, and the methods of their production. It offers a pleasurable…
  • Ji Gong the Crazy Monk – S$7.50
    • Ji Gong the Crazy Monk – S$7.50
    • Ji Gong the Crazy Monk – S$7.50
    • LEGENDS OF JI GONG first appeared as a literary work during the Song Dynasty. In this book, you will find out how Ji Gong was born and how he became a monk. He did many good deeds — helping a goldsmith to find his long-lost daughter, punishing an unscrupulous man, overpowering a boa spirit, exposing a fox spirit, reuniting a…
  • Jokes, Riddles & Proverbs From Asia and the Pacific – S$6.50
    • Jokes, Riddles & Proverbs From Asia and the Pacific – S$6.50
    • Jokes, Riddles & Proverbs From Asia and the Pacific – S$6.50
    • This is a collection of humorous stories, riddles and proverbs, published under the Asia/Pacific Co-publication Programme( ACP)carried out by the Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO( ACCU), with the join efforts of UNESO, member states in Asia and the pacific, and in cooperation with UNESCO. The 54 stories, 54 riddles and 23 proverbs and illustration have been contributed by 18 countries…
  • Journey Through the Underworld – S$8.50
    • Journey Through the Underworld – S$8.50
    • Journey Through the Underworld – S$8.50
    • In Chinese culture, the underworld is seen as a horrendous place where the evil are severely punished for their misdeeds. For example, you get your tongue ripped out for spreading nasty rumours or your eyes gouged out for peeping. The concept of the underworld is so popular that it is portrayed in Chinese theme parks around the world, including Haw…
  • Journey to the West – S$13.50
    • Journey to the West – S$13.50
    • Journey to the West – S$13.50
    • The bestselling Journey to the West comic book by artist Chang Boon Kiat is now back in a brand new fully coloured edition. Journey to the West is one of the greatest classics in Chinese literature. It tells the epic tale of the monk Xuanzang who journeys to the West in search of the Buddhist sutras with his disciples, Sun…
  • Just Joking – S$5.50
  • Learner Strategies: A Guide For Teachers – S$6.00 Learner Strategies: A Guide For Teachers – S$6.00
    • Learner Strategies: A Guide For Teachers – S$6.00 Learner Strategies: A Guide For Teachers – S$6.00
    • Learner Strategies: A Guide For Teachers – S$6.00
    • This book is about strategies learners can use to make their language learning and practice more successful and enjoyable. It is also about how teachers can help their learners develop those strategies. By making strategies part of their courses, teachers can help prepare their learners for their future study. This practical guide gives examples of strategies and ideas on how…
  • Legend of the Laughing Buddha – S$7.50
    • Legend of the Laughing Buddha – S$7.50
    • Legend of the Laughing Buddha – S$7.50
    • The Laughing Buddha is the epitome of happiness, abundance and contentment, and is sometimes worshipped as a god of fortune and prosperity. Happiness is one of his greatest gifts to his devotees. An exemplary model of magnanimity and a jocund outlook on life, he brings joy wherever he goes. These uplifting and whimsical accounts of his life give you a…
  • Legends of the Fortune Gods – S$7.50
    • Legends of the Fortune Gods – S$7.50
    • Legends of the Fortune Gods – S$7.50
    • Gods of Blessings, Prosperity and Longevity are some of the most popular gods created in the rich imagination of the ancient Chinese people. There are many fascinating tales about the origins of these gods and the generosity and kindness they bestow on mortals.
  • Legends of the Gods of Wealth – S$7.50
    • Legends of the Gods of Wealth – S$7.50
    • Legends of the Gods of Wealth – S$7.50
    • Legends of the Gods of Wealth' traces the origins of the most revered Chinese gods worshipped by the masses. Discover how the Chinese welcome the arrival of the gods of wealth yearly.
  • Legends of the Heavenly Gods – S$7.50
    • Legends of the Heavenly Gods – S$7.50
    • Legends of the Heavenly Gods – S$7.50
    • This book provides a quick and exciting introduction to the many goings-on in the heavenly realm. From the Jade Emperor to the Yellow Emperor, from the Monkey King and Ne Zha to the Four Heavenly Guardians and the 100 heavenly guards, you will be thrilled, enlightened and fascinated, all at once!
  • Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment – S$9.00
    • Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment – S$9.00
    • Lieutenant Adnan and The Last Regiment – S$9.00
    • Lieutenant Adnan bin Saidi was a man who fought valiantly to defend Singapore during the Japanese invasion in February 1942. He, along with the rest of the Malay Regiment, battled the Japanese soldiers on Bukit Chandu. These great men were Singapore's last defence and fought bravely to the end, despite being captured, and even tortured. Narrated by the son of…
  • Lim Bo Seng – S$7.50
    • Lim Bo Seng – S$7.50
    • Lim Bo Seng – S$7.50
    • A successful businessman, Lim Bo Seng became synonymous with the anti-war movement in Singapore during World War II. His commitment towards the resistance campaign against Japanese aggressors came with a hefty price. He was to suffer a heart-wrenching separation from his family and eventually to sacrifice his own life. His incarceration in a prison for anti-Japanese activisits was the ultimate…
  • Liu Bei Seizes Xichuan – S$7.50
    • Liu Bei Seizes Xichuan – S$7.50
    • Liu Bei Seizes Xichuan – S$7.50
    • In this sixth volume, you'll witness how little A Dou, son of Liu Bei was taken hostage to force him into giving up Jingzhou. The sardonic Cao Cao has a strange dream, 'tigers' get into a deadlock and Ma Chao's greed manifests itself. Zhuge Jin faces a crisis when his family falls under Sun Quan. Will brother Zhuge Liang intervene?…
  • Liu Bei Visits Zhuge Liang – S$7.50
    • Liu Bei Visits Zhuge Liang – S$7.50
    • Liu Bei Visits Zhuge Liang – S$7.50
    • This third volume launches you further into the schemes, strategies, power-wielding attempts and turbulence of war. See also how one man's filial piety was used against him, Liu Bei's attempts in getting Zhuge Liang as his military adviser and how Xinye was won and lost. Be enthralled by these great tales of valour and cowardice, loyalty and betrayal and understand…
  • Magnificent Seven Wonders of the World – S$7.50
    • Magnificent Seven Wonders of the World – S$7.50
    • Magnificent Seven Wonders of the World – S$7.50
    • This book describes what each of these monuments is, how it was chosen and why it is worthy of being called a Wonder of the World. Just like the original Seven Wonders, the history of each New Wonder is closely interwoven with the history of its country and with the culture of the people who built it. Learn more about…
  • Management Challenges – S$13.50
    • Management Challenges – S$13.50
    • Management Challenges – S$13.50
    • This book is a collection of more than 30 situations in the workplace. They range from problems with production, to human resource problems, and complicated situations involving managers and their subordinates. Many of the cases are culled from multinational corporations, government organisations, and small and medium enterprises. Besides the case studies, there are also chapters on corporate culture, women in…
  • Managing Vocabulary Learning – S$7.00 Managing Vocabulary Learning – S$7.00
    • Managing Vocabulary Learning – S$7.00 Managing Vocabulary Learning – S$7.00
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    • This booklet looks at the teaching and learning of vocabulary. It looks first at the statistical nature of vocabulary and then examines what implications this has for learning and teaching procedures. A major distinction is made between high frequency and low frequency words, and this distinction is then examined further in discussions of intensive and extensive reading, vocabulary measurement, guessing…
  • Many Faces of Southeast Asia – S$9.50
    • Many Faces of Southeast Asia – S$9.50
    • Many Faces of Southeast Asia – S$9.50
    • Southeast Asia is steeped in a rich and diverse mix of ethnicities, religions, cultures and traditions. This dynamic region is home to bustling cities as well as majestic monuments, some of which are centuries old. It is no wonder there is just so much to uncover about the 10 ASEAN countries! Many Faces of Southeast Asia introduces you to the…
  • Methodology and Materials Design in Language Teaching – S$30.00
    • Methodology and Materials Design in Language Teaching – S$30.00
    • Methodology and Materials Design in Language Teaching – S$30.00
    • This volume contains a selection of papers from the 2002 RELC International Seminar on ‘Methodology and Materials Design in Language Teaching: Current Perceptions and Practices and their Implications’. It seems designed for a fairly wide audience, particularly across South East Asia, which will include teachers who will want to be informed at a practical level, as well as academics and…
  • Modern Chinese History 1840-1949 – S$9.50
    • Modern Chinese History 1840-1949 – S$9.50
    • Modern Chinese History 1840-1949 – S$9.50
    • China has gone through many challenging moments and events before arriving at what it is today. Modern Chinese History chronicles the events that occurred from 1840 to 1949, and the many important figures who changed the fate of modern China.
  • My Love Is Blind – S$18.00 
    • My Love Is Blind – S$18.00 
    • My Love Is Blind – S$18.00 
    • “Perhaps I will write about my own life as a blind person,” Choon Guan said. “I’ll entitle it My Love is Blind. The word blind will embrace your name, Lin.” His big eyes widened and lit up, sparkling and full of tenderness. His lips moved in a soundless whisper: “My Love is Lin.” Tan Guan Heng lost his sight at…
  • Nuggets of Wisdom from the Effendi – S$7.50
    • Nuggets of Wisdom from the Effendi – S$7.50
    • Nuggets of Wisdom from the Effendi – S$7.50
    • Nuggets of Wisdom from the Effendi brings to life the adventures of the ever-popular trickster of Uighur folklore, the Effendi. Through his quick wits and clear thinking, the Effendi turns the tables on a cast of unscrupulous characters and teaches valuable life lessons in the process. Each tale entertains and amuses even as it instructs and inspires. In this volume,…
  • On a Street in Singapore – S$15.00
    • On a Street in Singapore – S$15.00
    • On a Street in Singapore – S$15.00
    • The title of this book was inspired by a song written back in the 1940s and performed by renowned artists like Bing Crosby and The Manhattan Transfer. The lyrics of the song provide a mystical, oriental description of Singapore with its reference to temple bells, lotus flowers and a traveller being drawn to the island by perfumes of Shalimar. Singapore…
  • Once Upon A Singapore – Traders – S$15.90
    • Once Upon A Singapore – Traders – S$15.90
    • Once Upon A Singapore – Traders – S$15.90
    • While flipping through Grandpa’s photo album of his childhood days, Aloysius and Grandpa are magically transported to 1900s Singapore. Aloysius, having grown up in a world of iPhones and movie theatres, finds himself in a foreign land, where cinemas travel around on wheels and letters take two weeks to arrive! With Grandpa as his tour guide, Aloysius travels around olden…
  • Origins of Chinese Art & Craft – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Art & Craft – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Art & Craft – S$9.00
    • Find out these interesting details: 1. The Silk Route as well as the Pottery and Porcelain Route of old China. 2. The multitude of Chinese characters and idioms related to jade. 3. The significance of the Qin bronze artefacts unearthed at Lingtong, Shaanxi Province. Origins of Chinese Art & Craft will give you a quick and easy-to-remember introduction to these…
  • Origins of Chinese Auspicious Symbols – S$9.50
    • Origins of Chinese Auspicious Symbols – S$9.50
    • Origins of Chinese Auspicious Symbols – S$9.50
    • Talk about Chinese culture and images of dragon boats, lion dances, red packets and mandarin oranges readily come to mind. Their common thread is that they are all considered auspicious symbols by the Chinese . This charmingly illustrated book takes you on a journey of discovery of many others; * Animals: Phoenix, tortoise, tiger, bat toad, spider, deer, elephant, horse,…
  • Origins of Chinese Festivals – S$9.50
    • Origins of Chinese Festivals – S$9.50
    • Origins of Chinese Festivals – S$9.50
    • The scale and variety of Chinese festivals have never ceases to amaze observers. But what are the origins of these festivals and how do they reflect traditional values in a civilization with more than 5,000 years of history. The reader will be intrigued to learn that the festivals did not all originate at the same time. In fact , many…
  • Origins of Chinese Food Culture – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Food Culture – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Food Culture – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Food Culture is the latest addition to Asiapac's collection of books on Chinese culture. This volume brings you through the origins, history, customs, and fascinating tales behind the intricate and perplexing labyrinth of customs and taboos, and art and science of Chinese food culture. Did you know that: * Tables and chairs did not entre common usage…
  • Origins of Chinese Literature – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Literature – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Literature – S$9.00
    • The splendour and richness of Chinese classical literature encompasses a dazzling range, from poetry, rhymed prose and essays to drama and novels, with outstanding representative works in each genre. Despite the passage of time, these works remain fresh and relevant today. The immortals lines from Li Bai's " Reflections on a Quiet Night", " Raising my head, I look at…
  • Origins of Chinese Martial Arts – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Martial Arts – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Martial Arts – S$9.00
    • Traces the origins of the gongfu of Shaolin and Wudang warriors and their philosophy and chivalry code. Be well versed in the famous boxing arts as well as the 18 arts of Chinese weaponry such as lance, sabre, whip and trident.
  • Origins of Chinese Music – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Music – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Music – S$9.00
    • From the early days, musical at instruments in China, were made from everyday items: hunting tools trees, bamboo and even bones. During the Zhou dynasty, there were about 70 instrunments , Today, there are hundreds. But have you ever wondered how these musical instruments in China came about? Well, in this book, the evolution of Chinese music cover the centuries…
  • Origins of Chinese Opera – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Opera – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Opera – S$9.00
    • Chinese opera is one of the world's oldest dramatic forms and a well-loved treasure of Chinese culture. It is a wonderful combination of dance , music, literature, poetry, singing and dialogue, acrobatics and martial arts to create a unique form of acting that includes " singing, speaking, acting and acrobatic fighting." Find out more fascinating details about Chinese opera: *…
  • Origins of Chinese Science & Technology – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Science & Technology – S$9.00
    • Origins of Chinese Science & Technology – S$9.00
    • Origin Chinese Science and Technology traces the intriguing legends and scientific explorations of the Chinese people. Find out about the Four Great Inventions that shaped the Chinese civilisation. and explore the amazing breadth of Chinese intervenes in fields ranging from mathematics and astronomy to geography and agriculture. Did you know that: * The Chinese began making paper nearly two thousand…
  • Parables of Zen – S$8.50
    • Parables of Zen – S$8.50
    • Parables of Zen – S$8.50
    • PARABLES OF ZEN is a depiction of the popular Buddhist classic 100 Parables of Zen compiled from twelve sutras by an Indian monk in the fifth century. All accounts in the book are crisp, entertaining and meaningful. The stories appear unbelievable and almost absurd, but they are really full of wisdom and provide a clear mirror for reflection of the…
  • Pioneering Disabled and the Able – S$25.00
    • Pioneering Disabled and the Able – S$25.00
    • Pioneering Disabled and the Able – S$25.00
    • Pioneering the disabled and the able is a series of profiles, poignantly recounting how disabled Singaporeans have overcome their difficulties and found success in life against impossible odds. It explodes the myth of the disabled as passive recipients of charity. Their profiles encapsulate the accomplishments and achievements of disabled people in their endeavors in scholarship, sports, the arts and sciences,…
  • Planning Aims and Objectives in Language Programs – S$6.00 Planning Aims and Objectives in Language Programs – S$6.00
    • Planning Aims and Objectives in Language Programs – S$6.00 Planning Aims and Objectives in Language Programs – S$6.00
    • Planning Aims and Objectives in Language Programs – S$6.00
    • Planning Aims and Objectives in Language Programs has been written to help language teachers understand the processes involved in planning and determining aims and objectives. The booklet examines the nature of aims and objectives, the different value systems that affect the choice of aims and objectives, different kinds of aims and objectives and their implications for language teaching. It provides…
  • Planning Lessons for a Reading Class – S$6.00 Planning Lessons for a Reading Class – S$6.00
    • Planning Lessons for a Reading Class – S$6.00 Planning Lessons for a Reading Class – S$6.00
    • Planning Lessons for a Reading Class – S$6.00
    • This booklet looks at the teaching and learning of reading. First, it looks at three main models of how reading occurs and then examines what implications these have for learning and teaching reading. Topics discussed in this booklet include, factors to consider when planning a lesson for a reading class, what makes for an interesting reading lesson, how to choose…
  • Play for Time – S$15.00
    • Play for Time – S$15.00
    • Play for Time – S$15.00
    • Title: Play for Time Subtitle: Poems Author: Paula Mendoza ISBN: 9780982814277 Weight: 185g Trim size: 140 x 216 mm Page count: 96 pages Price: S$15 Year: 2020 Format: Paperback Published by: Gaudy Boy, an imprint of Singapore Unbound Printing: 1C Genre: Poetry Paper stock: Cream wood free 80 gsm smooth Cover stock: Art card 310 gsm, matte lamination
  • Popular Chinese Jokes – S$6.50
    • Popular Chinese Jokes – S$6.50
    • Popular Chinese Jokes – S$6.50
    • Through more than 40 well-known jokes told in cartoons, the author/illustrator takes a gentle swipe at some bad habits and practices of the Chinese in olden days. Ancient as they are, these jokes never fail to strike a cord in the hearts of present-day readers.
  • Popular Chinese Proverbs – S$8.50
    • Popular Chinese Proverbs – S$8.50
    • Popular Chinese Proverbs – S$8.50
    • Popular Chinese Proverbs collects several old favourites and some of the most widely used expressions. Using vibrant illustrations and clear explanations of the metaphors and history behind them, their origins and meanings are presented in an easy-to-understand format.
  • Principles of Feng Shui – S$13.50
    • Principles of Feng Shui – S$13.50
    • Principles of Feng Shui – S$13.50
    • Find out more about: How the Art of Feng Shui came about, What is Qi, The Yin & Yang, The Five Elements, Heavenly Stems, Earthly Branches, The 12 'Shen Sha', The Eight Trigram, Good and Bad Feng Shui, Auspicious Wedding Dates & Matrimonial Homes. Understanding how feng shui works requires intensive study as it is a complex school of thought.…
  • Professional Development for Language Teachers: From Teacher to Trainer – S$18.50 Professional Development for Language Teachers: From Teacher to Trainer – S$18.50
    • Professional Development for Language Teachers: From Teacher to Trainer – S$18.50 Professional Development for Language Teachers: From Teacher to Trainer – S$18.50
    • Professional Development for Language Teachers: From Teacher to Trainer – S$18.50
    • Professional Development for Language Teachers: From Teacher to Trainer offers evidence-based ideas to help teachers transition from the role of teacher to trainer. Introducing topics such as reasons for becoming a trainer, roles of trainers and the competencies trainers need, the booklet then focusses on planning, delivering and evaluating a training workshop. Strategies for observation, feedback and formative assessment are…
  • Romance of the 3 Kingdoms (1 set of 10) – S$60.00
    • Romance of the 3 Kingdoms (1 set of 10) – S$60.00
    • Romance of the 3 Kingdoms (1 set of 10) – S$60.00
    • This ten-volume series is a complete pictorial rendition of China's foremost historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. The classic by Ming Dynasty writer Luo Guanzhong is based on the history of the Three Kingdoms when the states of Wei, Shu and Wu emerged from the remnants of the Han Dynasty and began to fight for power and sovereignty. It…
  • Singapore in the 60s – S$18.00
    • Singapore in the 60s – S$18.00
    • Singapore in the 60s – S$18.00
    • With his new book, James Suresh - co-creator of the hugely popular Mr Kiasu - is bringing back the 1960s through cartoon drawings and anecdotes. "A delightful and heart-warming recollection of life in the 60s. It brought back fond memories of my early days as principal of Queenstown Primary School." - Avtar Singh, Ex-Principal of Queenstown Primary School (1964-1983) "Queenstown…
  • Singapore Yarn – An Anthology of Singapore Stories – S$7.50
  • Soccer Joy – S$5.50
    • Soccer Joy – S$5.50
    • Soccer Joy – S$5.50
    • Laugh your hearts out at the funny situations that arise between the coach and the players; between players and supporters; in the game, during substitution and free kick, and many more. See cop-outs by the players, field doctor malpractices, "protection" in a soccer game, and how the players infuriate the coach and vice versa. This book is definitely a must…
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    • Here, at last, is an insight into the public and private life of Raffles, a man of vision who was far ahead of his contemporaries in his thinking and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more about the pioneering explorer, humanitarian and founding father of Singapore, in delightful comic illustrations.
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    • A little compassion goes a long way. For these individuals, their care and concern takes many extra miles towards improving the lives of others. • Mother Teresa, Saint of the Gutters, took care of the poor, the sickly and the ostracised. • Martin Luther King Jr used the non-violent approach to fight for racial equality. • Florence Nightingale gave up…
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    • Never say 'die'! That is the spirit of eight victors who refused to give up in the face of obstacles. • Beethoven's tussle with the loss of his hearing. • Andersen's struggle against criticisms. • Lincoln's fight for the freedom of slaves. • Shan Tianyou's efforts to build China's first railway. • Gandhi's quest for peace. • Keller's search for…
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    • Courtesy embodies morally acceptable behaviour and correctness in dealings with others. Confucius teaches his students that if they were to become rulers and treat people with respect, order would come to society. The stories in this book exude the essence of this concept, which still has relevance in a modern world that regards respect and politeness as components of a…
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    • Meet 20 heroes, each with a story of achievement in the face of adversity: statesmen rising from poverty, athletes battling physical disability and inventors gaining fame despite countless rejections.
  • Stories of Integrity – S$7.50
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    • Stories of Integrity features Chinese historical figures upheld as models of integrity because of their high moral standards. The historical era may be different, but the temptations are the same: the challenge of integrity over quick gains, bribes, and a lavish living to upkeep a public front. Ultimately, all secret deeds will be exposed: “Heaven knows, earth knows, you know,…
  • Stories of Intelligence – S$7.50
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    • This book offers a glimpse at the childhood escapades and hardships of 13 young people. Admire their insight and marvel at their quick wits! • George Washington picking out a thief. • Zhuge Liang feeding a cockerel to prolong lessons. • Opherhea figuring out the height of Egypt’s pyramids with only a few simple calculations. • Also includes Sándor Petöfi,…
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    • Stories of Loyalty features famous historical personages who continue to live in the hearts of the people because of their undivided loyalty. The stories are made more intriguing through the skilful hand of Chinese artist Ren Changhong.
  • Stories of Peace – S$7.50
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    • Stories of Peace – S$7.50
    • Stories of Peace collects a host of stories expounding the primary significance of social and global peace. Selected from Chinese, Indian, Western and other cultures, these stories will surely deepen our understanding of a fact — peace is an everlasting shared goal of all human beings regardless of their heterogeneous racial backgrounds, cultural traditions and geographical locations.
  • Strategies from the Three Kingdoms – S$13.50
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    • The Three Kingdoms, a foremost Chinese historical novel, has exemplified famous enactments in military strategies: -Leave one side of the net open -Lure the tiger out of the mountain -Murder with a borrowed knife -Chain the enemy with a fleet of boats Such stratagems are also depicted in the award-winning movie production Red Cliff, which celebrates the ingenuity of the…
  • Sworn Brotherhood – S$7.50
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    • In this introductory volume, meet the three heroic brothers and witness their oath of fraternity in the Peach Garden. You will also see how Cao Cao is captured and released, and read about the plot of 'Double Links'.
  • Tall Tales from the Animal Kingdom – S$6.50
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    • These stories showcase the animal kingdom and the situations they find themselves. Read about why some frogs don’t turn into princes, why the hippos live in the water, why tortoises carry their homes, why zebras have stripes, why elephants don’t celebrate birthdays, and many, many more.
  • Teaching Listening and Speaking: From Theory to Practice – S$6.00 Teaching Listening and Speaking: From Theory to Practice – S$6.00
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    • New insights from research and theory have prompted a rethinking of the processes involved in listening, the nature of oral interaction, and a reconsideration of what it means to teach these important components of second language proficiency. In this booklet, Jack C Richards first looks at listening from two different but complementary perspectives: listening as comprehension and listening as acquisition…
  • Teaching Listening in the Language Classroom – S$7.00 Teaching Listening in the Language Classroom – S$7.00
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    • This booklet presents ways to teach listening systematically. It provides teachers with a simple but comprehensive framework for designing listening tasks. Sample lesson outlines to demonstrate the integration of listening with other language skills are presented. The author explains how teachers can use process-based discussions, listening diaries and perception activities to increase learners, awareness about listening in another language. Ideas…
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    • This booklet addresses questions about the way, what, when and how of teaching pronunciation. The author explains why teachers need to teach pronunciation, what aspects of pronunciation teachers should focus on, and in what ways teachers can approach the teaching of pronunciation. Common pronunciation problems that can cause misunderstanding are highlighted in the booklet and ways of dealing with these…
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    • Language learners do a great deal of speaking in pairs and group work activities. In spite of this, they may not always learn new skills or acquire new linguistic knowledge through the activities. Many may become more vocal and fluent, but the language they produce often lacks accuracy. To help students derive as much benefit as possible from our speaking…
  • Teaching Writing – S$7.00 Teaching Writing – S$7.00
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    • This booklet surveys a variety of approaches to teaching writing and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of these approaches. It guides the readers in selecting an approach or a combination of approaches that best suit their students' learning needs and the system where they find themselves. Based on her many years of working with teachers from around the world, Marilyn…
  • Text Features and Reading Comprehension – S$6.00 Text Features and Reading Comprehension – S$6.00
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    • This booklet illustrates the usefulness of text features as an aid to reading comprehension. Text features such as headings, italics, and lists are used so often that readers tend to ignore the assistance they can provide in reading and understanding a text, especially a non- fiction or academic text. By first examining how we use text features in our native…
  • The Art of Peace – S$9.50
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    • During the chaotic Warring States Period (475- 221BC), when China was divided into numerous small states locked in endless conflict and power struggle, one man spoke for peace and universdal love among humankind. This was the philosopher Mo Zi. As he travelled from state to state to spread his message of peace, Mo Zi stress the important of mutual respect,…
  • The Classic of Filial Piety – S$8.50
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    • The Xiao Jing or The Classic of Filial Piety is a Confucian classic on filial piety. It teaches how one should behave towards a senior such as a parent, elder sibling, or ruler. The text consists of a dialogue between Confucius and his disciple, Zeng Zi, whose students compiled the treatise around 400 BC. The treatise has been associated with…
  • The Emergence of Jin – S$7.50
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    • The Emergence of Jin – S$7.50
    • In this tenth volume, the saga continues as you will witness the events leading to the killing of Cao Shuang, the fall of the Shu Kingdom, and finally how the three kingdoms merged into Jin after 61 years of struggle for supremacy.
  • The Empty – City Ruse – S$7.50
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    • In this eighth volume, you'll find out why Cao Cao finally died, the way Zhang Fei was assassinated by his own subordinates and how Liu Bei was badly defeated by a scholar. You'll also see how the brilliant Zhuge Liang managed to hold off five armies, captured the barbarian king Meng Huo seven times, subdued Jiang Wei, and deceived Sima…
  • The Experiment of the Tropics – S$15.00
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    • **Finalist for the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards** Synopsis and keynote: Longlisted for The Believer Book Awards, 2020! Named 1 of 6 must-read poetry books in April 2019 by The Millions. The co-winner of the inaugural Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize. Through the lens of history and photography, The Experiment of the Tropics returns to early-twentieth-century Philippines during American colonialism and…
  • The Foley Artist – S$18.00
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    • The Foley Artist – S$18.00
    • Synopsis and keynote: “A collection like a circus of daredevils. . . . A bravura debut.” —Alexander Chee, author of How to Write an Autobiographical Novel A compelling debut for fans of the Filipino America brought to life in fiction by Elaine Castillo and Mia Alvar. At once deliciously bizarre and painfully familiar, The Foley Artist introduces a vital new…
  • The Great Warrior Genghis Khan – S$9.50
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    • This comic version of Genghis Khan charts his rise from an angst-ridden youth trying to rebuild his clan to become a fearsome warrior fighting back to regain what he had lost and more. This is the tale of one man who laid claim on the whole of Mongolia and created a mammoth empire stretching across Asia and Europe; a man…
  • The Lone Horseman – S$7.50
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    • This second volume is a continuation of the wars, political intrigue and military strategies deployed in the power struggles between the different factions. Find out how legendary heroes like Lu Bu finally met his doom and how Zhang Fei made tragic mistakes because of his drunken state. At the same time, see how the loyal and courageous Guan Yu fought…
  • The Reflective Teacher: A Guide to Class Room Research – S$5.00 The Reflective Teacher: A Guide to Class Room Research – S$5.00
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    • This booklet discusses reflective practices that teachers can use to solve classroom problems. Specifically, the text describes how classroom documents, teaching journals, classroom observations, questionnaires and interviews can be collected and analysed as a basis for resolving classroom problems. The author urges teachers to engage in reflective practices in their teaching context and to share their findings with colleagues through…
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    • Di Zi Gui, or The Student's Code of Conduct, has its origins from this line in the Analects of Confucius, "A true disciple is filial; has fraternal love; is vigilant and trustworthy; cares for the community; seeks the company of the virtuous and pursues knowledge." Long regarded as an essential text for moral instruction, this classic serves as one of…
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    • The Total Chinese Learning Kit – S$360.00
    • Designed to be the ultimate learning kit for English speakers, The Total Chinese Learning Kit makes learning Mandarin as easy as stepping through an open door! Specially designed as a self-taught programme for English language speakers. Comes in a set of 4 CDs, 4 textbooks, 1 Quick Revision book, 1 Answer book, 1 Vocabulary book, 2 Writing Exercise books and…
  • The Wizard of Oz – S$7.50
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    • Dorothy was whisked to the Land of Oz after a cyclone uprooted her home. To find her way back, she must locate Oz the Great Wizard. Along the way, she befriended the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion, with whom she braved many spine-tingling adventures. This graphic depiction retells a well-loved story through a perfect mixture of lovely illustrations and…
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    • Top Crime Busters – S$7.50
    • In this volume, we have collected sixteen famous true cases, solved by ordinary people from all walks of life. Though not trained professionally as detectives, they were still able to unravel the mysteries by noticing things that others overlook and applying good sense.
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    • Collected in this book are 24 baffling crimes, some of which took place in modern times, others which occurred many centuries ago. But they all have one thing in common: they were solved through the knowledge and reasoning skills of the detectives and experts handling each case.
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    • This book shows you how to make your daily life more ecologically friendly. From the food you eat to the rubbish you throw away, you will learn how everything you do has an impact on the environment and hence on yourself. More importantly, you will learn how to reduce that impact!
  • Top Friendship Tips – S$8.50
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    • Jenny, Kumar, Ali and Jack have been best friends since they first met in school. Although they may argue and disagree, they will always try to patch up and be there for one another. What about you? Are you good at making friends? Are you always honest with your pals, and do you help your buddies when they are in…
  • Top Health Tips – S$8.50
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    • Top Health Tips – S$8.50
    • This handy book shows you how to make your body more active and healthy. From the food you eat to the kind of exercises you adopt, this book shows you how good hygiene habits can go a long way towards keeping the world around you cleaner and infection-free.
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    • Being creative and entrepreneurial is also part of good money management skills. This book shows how you can save money by making your own gifts. It will also inspire you to trade personal items and even hold your own garage sale where you can earn profits and be financially independent.
  • Upholding the Legacy – Singapore Badminton – S$9.50
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    • This is a unique bilingual book that covers the origin and development of Singapore badminton, the Singapore Badminton Association, pioneers of the local badminton scene, Singapore's spectacular climb to international acclaim, and the future of Singapore badminton. Spiced up with photos old and new, it also boasts technical details and newspaper clippings.
  • Using Portfolios in Language Teaching – S$20.50 Using Portfolios in Language Teaching – S$20.50
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    • The book focuses on using portfolios to support language teaching in EFL contexts. Despite the rise of portfolio teaching in L1 classrooms, its application in the EFL context is few and far between. To fill this void, the book provides school teachers with an easy-to-follow guide to start up their customised portfolio programmes. The book has a healthy balance between…
  • Water Margin – S$8.50
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    • This book relives the most stirring chapters in the novel which have become the subject of numerous dramas and films, and are the most popular episodes in Chinese fiction. They include Lin Chong killing the unworthy chief of Liangshan Marsh, Wu Song slaying a tiger with his bare fists and avenging injustices, and Song Jiang’s attacks on the Zhu Family…
  • When I Was in Uniform… – S$12.00
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    • In this charming and funny book, Suresh recalls his days in the Singapore Armed Forces after being enlisted in 1975. Although the army then was not as well equipped or well organised as it is today, the people whom he met and worked with improvised where necessary and made creative use of limited resources. Some were colourful characters who left…
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    • Wisdom from Chinese Proverbs is a collection of comic strips designed to illustrate wise and witty saying of ancient China. The themes of the comics are selected from a book entitled Zeng Guang Xian Wen, also known as Ancient and Modern Chinese Proverbs, compiled between the Northern Song and Yuan Dynasties. This book contains a rich collection of proverbs, idioms,…
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    • With a history stretching longer than 3,000 years, the I Ching (Yi Jing) is the world’s oldest book of wisdom. Our modern, fun, and lavishly illustrated cartoon version makes this ancient classic easy to understand as a tool for divination and a source of wisdom. The universal and timeless ideas contained within the I Ching have been a huge influence…
  • Writing with Young English Language Learners – S$18.50 Writing with Young English Language Learners – S$18.50
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    • This book is about the teaching of writing with young English language learners. Teaching writing to young learners can be challenging to even experienced teachers. Students can often find writing the most difficult of the four skills to master. The book is structured around the idea that if we give ownership of the writing to the learners and provide them…
  • Zhuge Liang Infuriates Zhou Yu – S$7.50
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    • In this fifth volume, the saga continues as you discover how Zhuge Liang repeatedly provoked Zhou Yu and finally drove him to his death. It is said that heroic men don't cry but in this volume, Liu Bei cried his heart out to keep Jingzhou. Likewise, on receiving news of Zhou Yu's death, Zhuge Liang mourned his death so sincerely…
  • Zhuge Liang’s Final Ploy – S$7.50
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    • In this ninth volume, the drama continues as you'll witness how battles are fought using the eight basic trigram formation, why Zhuge Liang disguises himself as a god, what happens at Mumen Pass, how wooden bulls and horses are used to transport grain, and what happens just before and after the brilliant Zhuge Liang toils to his last days at…
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    • 《三国演义》写于元末明初,使用的是半文半白的语言,再加上厚厚的一大本,对现在的读者来说,读起来可不容易。而本书最大的特色就是融简写和漫画于一册,让读者在短短160页的漫画中,就能掌握《三国》故事的精华概要,同时又不失其中的精髓,再加上画家幽默的表现手法,更使本书增添不少趣味。
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    • 这本关于世界主要宗教的书,能够增进不同宗教间的了解,帮助读者提高对这些宗教的理解与认识。本书首先介绍原始宗教,然后根据英文字母顺序,依次介绍了下列宗教:巴哈伊教、佛教、基督教、儒教、印度教、回教、耆那教、犹太教、神道教、锡克教、道教以及拜火教。
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    • 这本图文并茂,兼具知识与趣味性的图书,通过轻松阅读的方式,介绍了中华民族的起源、华人生丧嫁娶及待客的众多习俗。每一部分除了有简要的介绍外,还收录了相关的故事传,例如各种姓氏的由来,闹洞房、花轿迎亲的来历,烧纸钱给死人、穿孝服的传说等等。
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    • 本书介绍中华体育的起源与发展,以及对各种古代运动的详细描述,其间也穿插了许多有趣的体育故事。另外,书中还概述了中华近代、现代体育的发展,及中国在历届奥运会上的纪事,更收录了在世界体坛上驰骋的中华运动健将,如姚明、刘翔、李宁、伏明霞等的故事。希望通过图文并茂的形式,带读者进入中华体育的精彩世界。
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    • 本书尝试以图解的方式概括出中华医药的各个方面,包括中医理论体系、诊断法、治疗法、名医等等。同时,也穿插了不少有趣的故事,希望能引领大家一起走入中华医药博大精深的殿堂。
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    • 中华民族的饮食文化多姿多彩,令人叹为观止。本书用生动活泼的漫画,详细地介绍了中华烹调的起源、各种烹调技术、吃的艺术、食物与养生、各种民间小吃、节日食品及筷子文化,也解释了一些我们习以为常的饮食习惯,如一日三餐、四菜一汤、“慢慢吃”等等。
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    • 本书介绍超过70多种吉祥物,并把它们分门别类,如吉祥动物、吉祥植物、吉祥物品、吉祥文字,及在节日、婚嫁、生诞时经常使用的吉祥物。书中也穿插了不少有趣的吉祥物故事。全书图文并茂,配以精 美的插图及生动的漫画。
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    • 本书以图文并茂的形式,通过生动的插图与漫画,带领读者们一起探索精彩的中华戏曲世界,了解中华戏曲发展与演变的过程;认识著名剧种及经典剧目;知道什么是“生、旦、净、丑”,及脸谱颜色、谱式的象征含义。同时,也介绍戏曲演员的独特表演方式,并介绍戏曲界名人,如“大老板”程长庚、 “四大名旦”之一梅兰芳、“天下第一丑” 刘赶三等。
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    • 第一部分介绍驰名海内外的中华民间艺术及手工艺,有丝绸、刺绣、陶瓷、泥塑、剪纸、漆器、雕刻、脸谱、中国伞等等。第二部分介绍多姿多彩的传统游艺,有放风筝、燃爆竹、放烟火、踢毽子、荡秋千、抖空竹、解巧环、拼七巧板等等。每一部分除了有简要的介绍外,还收录了相关的故事传说,例如张骞开辟丝绸之路的故事、唐三彩起源的传说、唐太宗与脸谱的故事、鞭炮祖师的传说、荡秋千的由来等等。
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