Saturday, May 27, 2017

Danger Dan authors featured in Straits Times article

"I was always annoyed at kids' books with stereotypical girl characters who were ditzy or boy-crazy or always shopping and painting their nails," says Tan. "I couldn't identify with them at all."

And that's how the gutsy, heroic Gadget Girls was born!

Read more about how Lesley-Anne and Monica write together in this Straits Times article.

Photo: The Straits Times

Friday, May 12, 2017

Secrets of Singapore: National Museum

We have made the final touches and sent off to print the next installment of the Secrets of Singapore series! Presenting: Secrets of Singapore: National Museum. If you're thinking of visiting the National Museum, this book will give you a real appreciation of the artefacts...all in the classically fun Danger Dan and Gadget Girl style, of course!

Sarah Mounsey, teacher librarian, Dulwich College, and children's book author says: 
"What a wonderful book to teach children (and adults) about the history of Singapore!  Danger Dan and Gadget Girl deliver so much information in a fun, humorous and interesting way with lively images and information about many of the artefacts in the National Museum. Parents, teachers and students will all want to have their own copy because it brings so much life into the fascinating history of Singapore. A visit to Singapore, and the National Museum, would be incomplete without this book!"

With wonderful illustrations by the talented Elvin Ching.

Be one of the first to get your hands on this book with this special pre-order offer of $14 by Closetful of Books. Order now and receive the book by 29 May 2017!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Assembly talk at Lianhua Primary School

Monica was down with a bad throat, so Lesley-Anne flew solo at Lianhua Primary School. The students showed their appreciation with laughs and applause, as always!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Back again at Temasek Primary School

School #2: Another bunch of p4s, this time at Temasek Primary School! We were here three years ago and are delighted to be back 😄. 

Visit to St Stephen's School

Two school talks in one day! School #1: St Stephen's School.

Very eager beaver p4s whose arms shot up when it came to question time. We found out there were many "Dan"s and "Daniel"s in the cohort, who totally identify with Danger Dan. Woohoo!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

School talks at Stamford American International School

"Why didn't you make Melody related to Danny?" What an interesting question from one of the Grade 4 students from Stamford American International School!

We think it's probably because they wouldn't have worked together quite as well if they were brother and sister 😀

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

School visit to Dulwich College

Sharing the secrets behind Secrets of Singapore to the wonderful students at Dulwich College!