Madhatters to Interview Adeline Foo!

Dear Mad-hatters, Book-leafers and Well-wishers, This is an invitation to all those who have read any of the Diaries of Amos Lee at The Book Leaf library. Adeline Foo, the creator of Amos Lee will be available on Skype at The Book Leaf at 10.00 a.m. this Sunday, the 26th of February 2012. The children… Read More »

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Writer in Focus – Adeline Foo

The Creator of Amos Lee – Adeline Foo The Book Leaf chooses Singaporean children’s author, mother and  screenwriter,  Adeline Foo as the “Writer in Focus”.  Do you know? Adeline Foo is best known in India for her Diary of Amos Lee books. However, in Singapore and elsewhere in the world, she is best known for… Read More »

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Happy Birthday to a Dicken of a Writer!

Charles Dickens, was always one of my favourite authors; naturally, when we started the Writer in Focus tradition at The Book Leaf, he was our first choice and Oliver Twist was the book we started our discussions with nearly two years ago. Yesterday, 7th February was his 200th birthday. We, at The Book Leaf, remember… Read More »

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Madhatters & Longfellow

  When on Sunday eve the Madhatters met, To talk of the musical ‘n long bard Understanding his poems wasn’t hard Once the poem’s flow and the tongue were set The Arrow ‘n the Song were then first read Followed by the lovely Children’s hour We felt it in our heart and in our head… Read More »

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The Naked Mole-Rat Letters

A children’s book. Blue cover. Title in pink. A writer called Mary Amato; I had never heard of before. A weird looking hairless rat on the cover. And to top it all, the name – The Naked Mole-Rat Letters. Looked like a book that had to be a winner or a complete bore. I thought… Read More »

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