Out and About Singapore, Drawings, William Sim, Texts, Melanie Lee


Publication Date: 2020
Dimension: 28cm x 22cm x 1cm
Hardback – Storybook, 64 pages
ISBN: 9789814841559

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With Out & About in Singapore, young readers get to go on a fun and colourful tour around this bustling Southeast Asian city through the evocative hand-drawn illustrations of Singaporean artist William Sim. The book starts out with Singapore’s origin story, followed by captivating “tours” around the Civic District, Chinatown, Kampong Glam and Little India. Popular spots such as Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Sentosa and Gardens by the Bay are explored as well. Lesser-known kid-friendly destinations such as Haw Par Villa and Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum are also highlighted. In the midst of exploring all these fascinating attractions, readers will also gain insights into the culture and history of Singapore for a deeper understanding of this country. Some related craft activities are thrown in as well just for the fun of it! This book is for children between 7 and 12 years old. About the Author Melanie Lee is a writer and lecturer from Singapore. She is the author of the award-winning picture book series The Adventures of Squirky the Alien. She is also the author of Imaginary Friends: 26 Whimsical Fables for Getting on in a Crazy World. William Sim is a graduate of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. He has experimented with various media and exhibited his works regionally. He is also the illustrator behind the popular Colouring the Lion City series as well as Botanical Singapore.


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Weight 700 g

The worlds that William Sim creates, find their roots in happiness. The subjects of his paintings are a blend of nature and mechanical objects: they depict, singly and as collectives, dreamscapes where positivity reigns.

Material/Colour/ Framed/Origin

Hardback – Storybook

Size/Dimension (cm)

28cm x 22cm x 1cm

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