Author: sophialee

Get these awesome freebies when you come to my launch!

My book is launching this May 27, 2016, at The National Library in Singapore! If you find yourself free on that day, do consider coming. We would love to have you there. I’ll be giving away postcards and book cards to go with your signed copies. These are designed by my wonderful artist friend, Trisha. Aren’t they lovely? Do leave me a comment in case you want to get in touch with her. Hope to see you...

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Join us for a book launch on May 27, 2016!

Dear friends, especially those based in Singapore — What Things Mean will be officially launched at the Asian Festival of Children’s Content this May 27, 2016, from 4:15 – 5: 15PM. It will be launched alongside two other great titles by two awesome writers: Catherine Torres‘ Sula’s Voyage, and Xie Shi Min’sDragonhearted. Please do get in touch with me if you want to go! We would love to have you there. For those who will be coming from work, the three of us will all be staying after hours to chat, sign books, and be fangirls about all reading-related...

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What it means for me to read and write as a Filipino

I love reading. I was very fortunate to grow up in a home filled with books, and with people who had the time and patience to read those books to me. My early favorites were the fairy tales, of course – Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast and Snow White. But I remember loving one Berenstain Bears story book so much that I memorized it, word for word, even before I was actually able to read well enough on my own. You can just imagine how many times that story was read to me – by my...

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