Product Recommendations

Product Recommendations

Late-Night Thoughts of a Jazz Musician

Author(s): Jeremy Monteiro
ISBN: 9789814516655

Late-Night Thoughts of a Jazz Musician

Jazz pianist, composer, producer, vocalist and educator – Jeremy Monteiro FRSA has been a professional musician since 1976, with more than 40 solo albums to his name. He has performed with music icons such as James Moody, Ernie Watts and Simon & Garfunkel in great venues all over the world, in the process earning the accolade "King of Swing". In 2002 he received Singapore's highest honour in the arts, the Cultural Medallion. Jeremy is also a keen observer and deep thinker. The stories he tells on stage at his many packed concerts and jazz club shows never fail to keep his audiences in rapt attention. Here, for the first time, he has put many of his "late-night thoughts" to paper, offering us a wealth of hard-won wisdom about life, love, music and human nature. From fond reminiscences that tug at the heartstrings, to funny anecdotes that will evoke a huge guffaw, the essays in this volume take us on an intimate journey into the mind of one of Singapore's most talented, most respected and most loved musicians.

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Codes, Puzzles and Conundrums: Mental Challenges for Curious Minds

Author(s): Simon Chesterman
ISBN: 9789814828093

Codes, Puzzles and Conundrums: Mental Challenges for Curious Minds

Enter the world of secret codes, cunning puzzles, and mind-bending conundrums. Inspired by the Raising Arcadia series, this book offers a step-by-step guide to each of these three types of problems and a quiz to test your progress. Use it to hone your own detective skills, or to baffle your friends and relatives.

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Imaginary Friends: 26 Whimsical Fables for Getting on in a Crazy World

Author(s): Written by Melanie Lee, illustrated by Arif Rafhan
ISBN: 9789814828475

Imaginary Friends: 26 Whimsical Fables for Getting on in a Crazy World

Imaginary Friends is a collection of modern fables for adults based on the letters of the alphabet. These modern, unlikely morality tales are humorous, witty and great fun to read. In this crazy world, you'll meet characters such as Annie the Ambitious Apple, Elly the Egotistical Eraser and Herman the Hopeless Hippo – all captured through quirky illustrations. While they may not exist in real life, these imaginary friends are all too relatable and you will be chuckling along as you recognise your friend, family members and colleagues in them.

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Times 1000 Word Series

Author(s): Myra Ellis, Kathleen Lloyd
ISBN: 9789813169289 (Times 1000 Words in Pictures)
9789813169272 (Times 1000 Action Words)

Times 1000 Words in Pictures

Times 1000 Action Words

Revamped to cater to modern-day learners, this new edition of Times 1000 Words series is a range of full-colour books designed to develop your child's ability to read and interpret pictures. Filled with engaging activities and vibrant illustrations, each page contains relatable, culturally-appropriate content that is easy to follow. Comprehensive features are available throughout the series for parents and educators to facilitate a meaningful leanring experience. Corresponding flash card app also available!

Also available: Times 1000 Words to Talk About, Times 1000 Words Dictionary

This series is available at all major bookstores.

Maths Examiners' Secrets Revealed

Author(s): Bernice Lau
ISBN: 9789813169548

Maths Examiners' Secrets Revealed

Maths Examiners' Secrets Revealed provides answers to questions most often asked about the maths exam paper. By using this book, pupils will discover how they can obtain full-mark answers and develop the confidence to succeed in their exams. For every topic, the 'Let Me Show You!' section provides an insight into how an examiner would award method and answer marks for the solution in each question. In the 'Let's Do It! section, pupils are given the opportunity to assess the working of a solution. Pupils get to apply what they have learnt in the first two sections in the 'Let's Practise! section of the topic. This book is aligned to the 2018 Primary Maths syllabus by the Ministry of Education, Singapore, and adheres to the 2018 PSLE Maths format.

This series is available at all major bookstores.

老夫子欢乐成语/ 成语 Cool (Old Master Q Happy Idioms / Wacky Idioms)

Author(s): OMQ ZMedia
ISBN: 9789813165427

Old Master Q Happy Idioms / Wacky Idioms

Let Old Master Q interests pupils in picking up Chinese idioms, which can be a boon in writing, especially when they use them aptly and creatively. With a total of 6 books in the series (3 for Primary, 3 for Secondary), each book features a collection of 100 carefully curated Chinese idioms with witty depictions to tickle your funny bone. This curated collection consists of common everyday idioms, some of which are widely used in our Chinese textbooks, Huanle Huoban.

This series is available at all major bookstores.