I wrote about a new-ish series of books, Timmy and Tammy by Ruth Wan-Lau and illustrated by Eliz Ong, here. And while I continue to have issues with how few commercially-published fiction titles feature non-Chinese children as protagonists in realistic, contemporary settings (as detailed here), I also admit that Timmy and Tammy are well-loved in the notabilia household.
The Toddler is beginning to read high frequency sight words, or words she can automatically recognize in print without having to use any strategies to decode, and the series’ Level 1 books are perfect for my emergent reader. She loves spotting the familiar sights of her adopted home, such as the Botanic Gardens and Changi Airport. But her favorite book of this set is Make Pineapple Tarts, as she just assisted in making a batch for the Lunar New Year in preschool!
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The kind folks at Armour Publishing have sent me a set of five Timmy and Tammy books to give to one of you—Make Pineapple Tarts, At the Botanic Gardens, At Changi Airport, At Chinatown, At the River Safari. To win, leave ONE comment below. (Entries without an email address will be disqualified. Multiple entires will be disqualified.)
This giveaway is open to my readers in Singapore only and will close on March 4, 2015 at 12:00AM UTC/GMT +8 hours. This giveaway is now closed. The winner will be chosen by random.org and be announced on March 6, 2015.