THE VERY SOLID ADVENTURES OF HANDSOME HOCK AND CHAMPION POH
By Phua San San, Epigram Books, $14.90, from major bookstores Handsome Hock and Champion Poh, best friends in Toa Payoh! Follow the fun-loving seven- year-olds on their adventures – each is an interesting story set in the 1970s, with a lesson cleverly woven in. Check out the “How to” page on copying Handsome’s oh- so- cool hair-do and the mini-glossary of local terms on the last page. Written in rhyming text, it’s a blast from your past that both you and Junior will enjoy.