Friday, November 20, 2015

SHERLOCK HONG _____ SG Holiday Shopping Special 2015

Great news, our new Sherlock Hong Adventures series by Don Bosco (Publisher: Marshall Cavendish Children) is in stores this week, all four titles. You can pick them up at Popular and Kinokuniya outlets across Singapore. Usual holiday offers and membership discounts apply. Thanks to everyone who made this possible.

The Sherlock Hong Adventures series transports you back in time to Singapore, 1891, as we follow this handsome young detective and see how he and his neighbour Aisha solve the strangest mysteries on this lovely island.

Suitable for girls and boys, 8 to 12 years old.

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Latest updates about this series:

Author Don Bosco recently gave a talk at the Bishan Public Library.

* How the Sherlock Hong story was originally created in 2005 for a manga comic project:
THE SHERLOCK STARTUP: How Super Cool Books took its Sherlock Hong mysteries from idea to transmedia

* Singapore parenting blog mamawearpapashirt is running a special Sherlock Hong giveaway, only for this weekend (ends 22 Nov). 
Check it out here.

* Lil Blue Bottle is one of our favourite Singapore family blogs, and recently featured the Sherlock Hong series.
Read it here.

* Check out local book blog Rachel's Book Reviews for some honest and insightful comments about reading the Sherlock Hong Adventures series:
The Immortal Nightingale
The Peranakan Princess
The Scroll of Greatness
The Legend of Lady Yue

* Read an older review of the original Sherlock Hong edition published by Super Cool Books:
The Star Online (Malaysia)

* Singapore picture book author Melanie Lee recently interviewed Don Bosco.
Read it here.

Who is the illustrator? Read on and find out!

* An interview with the wonderfully talented illustrator who created the covers for this new edition: 
Find out more about her here.

* Have you heard about the Sherlock Hong Library Club, started by Marshall Cavendish? For schools and learning centres.
More information for teachers here.

* Here's the post where we first announced that our Sherlock Hong series had been acquired by Marshall Cavendish:
Super Cool Books blog


Enjoy your holiday reading!