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Raffles Readers: A century of adventures

LINDA FITZPATRICK
,
SIMON WRAY
,
EMMA NICHOLSON
,
CLAIRE THAMBOO
,
DAVID SEOW
,
Illustrated by MARK YONG
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Raffles Hotel is the best known, oldest and most elegant hotel in Singapore. When
it was first built in 1887, it stood on Beach Road, opposite the sea. Nowadays,
Beach Road is in the middle of a thriving, modern city. There are many tales
of weird and wonderful events at this beautiful hotel. And hundreds of famous
people have stayed there. Here, in the Raffles Readers, you will meet some
characters who maybe, just maybe, could have stayed in the hotel. Who knows?
Stories spanning from the 1920s to 2000s, these imaginative tales draw in the young
readers to the wonderous world inside the iconic Raffles hotel and the adventures
of its eclectic guest list.

Published: Jul/2020

ISBN: 9789814882248

Length: 304 Pages

Raffles Readers: A century of adventures

LINDA FITZPATRICK
,
SIMON WRAY
,
EMMA NICHOLSON
,
CLAIRE THAMBOO
,
DAVID SEOW
,
Illustrated by MARK YONG

Raffles Hotel is the best known, oldest and most elegant hotel in Singapore. When
it was first built in 1887, it stood on Beach Road, opposite the sea. Nowadays,
Beach Road is in the middle of a thriving, modern city. There are many tales
of weird and wonderful events at this beautiful hotel. And hundreds of famous
people have stayed there. Here, in the Raffles Readers, you will meet some
characters who maybe, just maybe, could have stayed in the hotel. Who knows?
Stories spanning from the 1920s to 2000s, these imaginative tales draw in the young
readers to the wonderous world inside the iconic Raffles hotel and the adventures
of its eclectic guest list.

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LINDA FITZPATRICK

Linda Fitzpatrick writes fun-filled, action-packed adventure stories for children. In 2014, she won the FAW Mary Grant Bruce award for her short story, The Day Mum Sold the Touchscreen, which was later published in [Untitled], by Busybird Publications.

SIMON WRAY

Simon Wray lives in Singapore with his wonderful wife and three amazing kids. The Mystery of the Missing Silver is Simon’s debut in children’s books.

EMMA NICHOLSON

Emma Nicholson finds inventing stories as mouth-watering as munching French pastries at Raffles Hotel. While living in Singapore, she published Princess Petunia’s Dragon, a fun and funny middle-grade fantasy.

CLAIRE THAMBOO

Claire Thamboo is a junior schoolteacher who writes over a range of genres, from supernatural fantasy to whodunits. She enjoys creating young protagonists who grapple with mystery, mayhem and the occasional mood swing.

DAVID SEOW

David Seow graduated from the University of Portland, Oregon with a BA in Communications. He is the author of over forty-five well-received children’s picture books, including the Sam, Sebbie and Di-Di-Di & Xandy series.

Illustrated by MARK YONG

Mark Yong is an artist and a self-proclaimed professional chef with an ardent love for burgers. When he isn’t doodling away in his sketchbook or watching the latest superhero flicks, you can find him hunting for the best burger in town.