Sunday, March 18, 2018

Launch of Secrets of Singapore: Botanic Gardens

On a bright, sunny Saturday morning (17 March), a new book was launched! Secrets of Singapore: Botanic Gardens is chock full with fun facts about the Gardens as well as plants.

Many kids and parents turned up to hear from the authors about the book, and to participate in a treasure hunt.

Dr Nigel Taylor, Director of the Botanic Gardens, sharing some stories from the book
Author Monica Lim explaining how Secrets of Singapore came about
Author Lesley-Anne telling the rapt kids some fun facts
S$5 note with the famous Tembusu tree in the Botanic Gardens

In case you missed the event, here's a short clip of Lesley-Anne sharing some snippets from the book.

Meeting the fans!

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Popular Readers' Choice Awards 2017

Danger Dan and Gadget Girl have gotten an early Christmas present! Secrets of Singapore: National Museum clinched two prizes at the Popular Readers' Choice Awards 2017. They are:
2nd prize in the English (Children) category 
Best Cover Award the English (Children) category

Danger Dan and Gadget Girl say thank you very much to you wonderful readers for reading and voting!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Fun Facts with Stamford American International School

Authors Lesley-Anne and Monical Lim gave the bubbly students of Stamford American International School an inside look into Secrets of Singapore. From identifying credible sources to finding out what the worst job in Singapore's past might have been (hint: night soil collector), they got a glimpse into the process of researching and writing a book.  

Photo Credits to Stamford American International School

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Danger Dan: International Superstar

The first Danger Dan series has been translated into Turkish and the books are now being sold in Turkey! The beautiful box set comes complete with a quiz and stickers. Danger Dan couldn't be happier (and his ego couldn't be bigger). 

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Meet-and-Greet at Popular Bookstore!

Singapore's superhero trio of Danger Dan, Gadget Girl and Power Paws teamed up with local detective Sherlock Sam in an epic meet-and-greet at Popular, Jurong Point! Danger Dan authors Monica Lim and Lesley-Anne answered questions and autographed books on behalf of the superheroes who wanted to keep their identities secret.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Never a Dull Moment at Dulwich College

Authors Lesley-Anne and Monica returned to Dulwich College to share how Danger Dan came about with the Year 4 students. They will be reading Danger Dan to learn more about Singapore's history which is totally awesome!

Photo Credits to Dulwich College

Friday, August 4, 2017

Writing talk at New Town Primary School

Budding writers at New Town Primary School had many questions for authors Lesley-Anne and Monica.

"How do you write together?" "How long does it take to publish a book?" All good questions and we hope there's more than one future writer in this bunch!