“Danny Chung Does NOT Do Maths” is the debut novel by ESEA author Maisie Chan. Danny Chung has a lot to deal with, including school bullies, fighting racial stereotypes, annoying family “friends”, and most of all, looking after his Chinese granny. How will he cope? A lovely story about being who you want to be, self discovery, and the importance of intergenerational relationships – even if you don’t speak the same language…
“A change is yet to come” marks IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia), focusing on the dilemma gay, British-born Chinese English teacher Alex Chang faces at work in Shanghai, China.
Sue Cheung’s follow-up to 2019’s award-winning novel “Chinglish” is “Maddy Yip’s Guide to Life”. Aimed at kids 8+ it’s a funny take on life from the perspective of an 11-year-old girl who just happens to be half-Chinese as she tries to figure out what her talent is.
Happy National Pet Day! Following on from my World Poetry Day post in March, I’ve combined the two days and loves with poems written especially for my and my friends’ pets. Enjoy!
In honour of World Poetry Day and my mum, here is a small collection of poems written for her.
Happy World Book Day! An international best-seller and a blockbuster film, Crazy Rich Asians got tongues wagging and jaws dropping at how Singapore’s super rich elite class live. But is the book all style and no substance?