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OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW
OUR BOOK OF THE MONTH IS STRANGERS ON A PIER BY TASH AW

Nature & Environment

  • Fiona Foo

    Button: The Hokkien Therapy Dog

    $18.00

    Hokkien Button is no ordinary dog. She was trained as a therapy pet who understands Hokkien, winning the hearts of many. When Fiona first meets Button, something clicks. Here is a loveable dog who is being mistreated and unloved. So Fiona decides to steal her, and they soon transform each other’s lives. In fact, Fiona used to have a terrible fear of dogs—so how does she become the founder of Hope Dog Rescue, saving strays and finding them forever homes? For her part, Button learns affection a...

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  • Wong Yoon Wah

    Durians Are Not The Only Fruit

    $17.00

    Translasted by Jeremy Tiang In this mix of memoir, essay and nature writing, Wong Yoon Wah evokes the beauty and seduction of the tropical rainforest and rubber plantations of his childhood in Malaya. He examines what surrounds us: the fruits we grow, the food we eat, the trees and animals that thrive in our midst. Along the way, we gain fascinating insights: how thunder tea rice acquired its name; how early settlers used the rain tree to tell time; how the behaviour of ants can tell us when ...

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  • Daniel Boey

    How To Train Your Hooman

    $18.00

    Illustrated by Hao @ Black Mongrels Welcoming a new hooman (human) into a dog's life can be a tricky affair. Hoomans need to be taught the fundamentals of doggie behaviour in order to integrate successfully into our world. This book is a useful go-to guide put together by a rescued ex-breeding dog to help inexperienced canines cope with the stress of adopting a new person. From picking the right home to basic leash training, communication and safety to exercises to keep your hooman healthy an...

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  • BooksActually

    Lunch Time With Pico

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Shu Meet Pico, everyone's cat best friend! She spends her days snuggling with hoomanz, getting belly rubs, watching the world from the window and dreaming about food. For Pico, it is always meal o'clock. Join Pico during lunch time with fun adventures and interactive cat-tastic activities! Haven't got enough of our cats? Join us in this three part series of our resident cats, Cake, Pico and Lemon, showcasing their daily life judging hoomanz, craving for food and being the real ...

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  • Debby Ng and Darel Seow

    Marvellous Mammals

    $24.00

    We know that dogs bark, cats meow, and cows moo. But do you know dholes whistle “whee-whee”, wild boars grunt “grrt grrt”, and siamangs call out “ooh-wow-wow”? The Southeast Asian forests are full of incredible wildlife waiting to be discovered. In the humid nature reserves of Singapore city, high up the mountain trees of New Guinea, and in the tropical rivers of Irrawaddy, a multitude of mammals live their unseen lives. They await a bold explorer to learn their secrets. Could that explorer b...

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  • BooksActually

    MeowsActually Book Set

    from $40.00

    Illustrated by Shu Cake is one of a kind – the one that is more judgemental than you. Cake has all the hoomanz wrapped around his paws, as you will be mesmerised by his ocean blue eyes. Join Cake as he has 'fun' during play time with fun adventures and interactive cat-tastic activities! Meet Pico, everyone's cat best friend! She spends her days snuggling with hoomanz, getting belly rubs, watching the world from the window and dreaming about food. For Pico, it is always meal o'clock. Join Pico...

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  • BooksActually

    Nap Time With Lemon

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Shu Easy peasy Lemon squeezy, but our resident cat, Lemon, is not an easy one. A feisty monster who loves sunshine, scratching posts, her hoomanz and naps. Join Lemon during her nap time with fun adventures and interactive cat-tastic activities! Haven't got enough of our cats? Join us in this three part series of our resident cats, Cake, Pico and Lemon, showcasing their daily life judging hoomanz, craving for food and being the real bosses of BooksActually. Hardback: 48 PagesPr...

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  • BooksActually

    Play Time With Cake

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Shu Cake is one of a kind – the one that is more judgemental than you. Cake has all the hoomanz wrapped around his paws, as you will be mesmerised by his ocean blue eyes. Join Cake as he has 'fun' during play time with fun adventures and interactive cat-tastic activities! Haven't got enough of our cats? Join us in this three part series of our resident cats, Cake, Pico and Lemon, showcasing their daily life judging hoomanz, craving for food and being the real bosses of BooksAct...

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  • Daniel Boey

    Somewhere Over The Rainbow Bridge

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Hao @ Black Mongrels There is nothing more beautiful than the bond between a dog and his owner. This is the tale of a friendship between a young boy and his dog, sworn brothers for life. Both of them started their journey in this world with numerous disadvantages stacked against them, overcame the obstacles together and developed a lasting brotherhood. Their biggest challenge would come shortly after they celebrated their joint 12th birthdays, an incident which would change the...

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  • Lachlan J. Madsen and Eleanor Nilsson

    The Community Cat Chronicles

    $18.00

    The Community Cat Chronicles is a collection of linked stories about the cats, not quite house pets and certainly not strays, who live around the apartment blocks of Avenue 1. Despite marking and defending their territory, they share it with the human residents who devote time and resources to keeping them fed and healthy. The stories, sometimes amusing, sometimes sad, are based on real cats, reflecting the ups and downs of their lives and their changing relationships.Paperback: 128 PagesProd...

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  • Daniel Boey

    The Princess And The Pawper

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Hao @ Black Mongrels When Luke was rescued, he was very skinny and malnourished, with flaky skin, patchy fur and the saddest eyes, red from crying himself to sleep every night. And he was smelly from not having showered for a very long time. Everywhere he went, people would make unkind, snide remarks about him. Till he was rescued by the princess, Leia. This is the incredible story of how a sickly, scruffy pawper, saved from a miserable caged life, found the strength and courag...

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  • Daniel Boey

    The Princess And The Pee

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Santhi Tunas and Sari Tunas Sasha is a shy, sweet, dainty little dog with the most beautiful set of eyes who was afraid of everything. She was scared of loud noises and stuffed toys. She was even afraid of the soft comfy bed that her humans bought her. She also had a strange habit. She would pee everywhere - in the kitchen, in the bedroom, on the balcony, in the study. She even peed on her bed. Nobody knew why. This is the tale of an ex-breeding dog, who had never experienced l...

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  • Daniel Boey

    There Was An Old Lady Who Lived With Her Cats

    $15.00

    Illustrated by Eugenia Cheok Blanche and Rose are two young cats who share their home with Grandma Dorothy and the feisty, opinionated tabby Sophia. Sophia is the grande dame of the household and rules it with an iron paw, perched on her throne atop the pile of freshly pressed laundry. Sophia is also ill and requires a special diet and daily visits to the vet for her injections. She makes the trip each day in her favourite basket wrapped in her warm and familiar blanket. One day, they bump in...

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  • Daniel Boey

    We Adopted!

    $40.00

    ‘Adoption’ is the new badge of honour; Adoption is the new ‘Black’. We Adopted is an anthology of modern, real life fairy tales of doggie salvation. It features some of the most incredible comeback stories, tales of resilience, forgiveness, trust, love, human cruelty, greed and miracle rebounds, dogs on the brink of death and the owners who never gave up on them. Most of the dogs in this book have been through their own personal Hell. Every single one at the hands of a species called Humans. ...

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