Author: Chian Kee | Date: 21 May 2014 | Please Comment!

Title: Where Is the Green Sheep?Author: Mem Fox and Judy HoracekPublisher: Penguin Group (Australia) 2006 (First published by Penguin Group (Australia), 2004)ISBN: 978-0-14-350176-3 Spoiler warning. Chilling juxtapositions and contrapuntal subtext abound in this ambitious manifesto of racial and socioeconomic apartheid.  Mem Fox, despite producing prose as monosyllabic as her name, dual-wields the insidious dagger of extrapolatory profiling and the bludgeon […]

Author: Chian Kee | Date: 1 May 2014 | Please Comment!

I have an excellent memory. The only problem is, I have a terrible memory – although seem to recall that I might have told you otherwise a while back. My my mind has an extraordinary ability to retain facts of varying utility. I can recite the first few pages of my favourite story book from […]

Author: Chian Kee | Date: 5 January 2014 | Please Comment!

Title: Spot Stays Overnight: The original lift-the-flap book Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Penguin Books 1992 (First published William Heinemann Ltd 1990) ISBN: 978-0-140-54289-9 Dinosaur: For no particular reason. Part of an epic series penned by the literary genius Eric Hill, Spot Stays Overnight is an important, some might go so far as to say seminal, contribution to the ever evolving lift-the-flap genre. […]