If they’re 10 to 12...

Simply Her (Singapore) - - Kids -

The Princess and the Goblin by Ge­orge MacDon­ald Ex­plore the un­der­ground world of goblins and dis­cover how a young princess over­comes her fears to help save her fa­ther’s king­dom. It’s a great read be­cause... “This is a clas­sic tale of good ver­sus evil – an ad­ven­ture of de­ter­mi­na­tion and wit, wor­thy of re­peated reads,” says Kenny Leck, co-founder of Books Ac­tu­ally. The In­cred­i­ble Jour­ney by Sheila Burn­ford This is a heart­warm­ing story about friend­ship – two dogs and a cat travel through the Cana­dian wilder­ness search­ing for their beloved masters. It’s a great read be­cause... “This book teaches us about co­op­er­a­tion, un­wa­ver­ing loy­alty and courage, and how friend­ship can sur­pass all odds,” says Kenny. The Cloud Hunters by Alex Shearer Christien is grow­ing up in a time where hu­mans live in the sky, wa­ter is scarce and deadly jel­ly­fish swim through the clouds. When he meets a girl and her fam­ily of cloud hunters – pi­rates of the sky who har­vest the clouds’ rich dew – he goes on a dan­ger­ous ad­ven­ture full of magic and won­der. It’s a great read be­cause... “It’s a great com­ing-of-age story – per­fect for de­vel­op­ing a child’s imag­i­na­tion,” says Denise. It’s a great read be­cause... “Read­ers will be kept in sus­pense through­out the story. The rich set­ting, fast-paced sto­ry­line and un­usual char­ac­ters will in­trigue young fan­tasy fans,” says NLB’s as­so­ciate li­brar­ian, Lin­net Ng. Sher­lock Sam and the Miss­ing Heir­loom in Ka­tong by A. J. Low Sin­ga­pore’s great­est kid de­tec­tive hunts for Aun­tie Kim Lian’s miss­ing Per­anakan cook­book with the help of his trusty ro­bot, Wat­son. Find out if he’ll ever taste Aun­tie Kim Lian’s de­li­cious buah keluak again. It’s a great read be­cause... It is a great way to ed­u­cate young read­ers “about Per­anakan cul­ture as they go on a mys­tery trail through iconic lo­cal land­marks”, says Dilip.

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