Synopsis (Almost Famous):
As Amos Lee, Singapore's Most Famous Toilet Diarist, struggles to keep up with his studies in secondary school, his sister Whoopie steps in with a diary of her own, and she writes what she wants, when she wants, how she wants! From dabbling in playwriting to training the World’s First Human Poodle, Whoopie Lee will stop at nothing to prove that she is more talented than her brother!
Synopsis (The Big Spell Off):
Ten year-old Whoopie Lee is smart and sassy—but hardly famous. So she’s decided to do something about it: she’ll join Singapore’s National Spell Off Championship! But wait, there’s a problem. Morticia, her best friend, wants to compete too. Now that really is a BIG complication! There can only be ONE Spelling Bee champ! In their fight for fame, will the two girls have to sacrifice their friendship?
About the Author:
Adeline Foo is an MFA graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Asia. She has 24 published children’s books, including seven national bestsellers. The Diary of Amos Lee: I Sit, I Write, I Flush! won the inaugural Red Dot award for “Best Junior Fiction” presented by the International School Libraries Network (Singapore) in 2009. The Diary of Amos Lee: I'm Twelve, I'm Tough, I Tweet! won second runner-up at the Popular Readers’ Choice Award in 2011. The Diary of Amos Lee is also published in India, Indonesia, China and the Slovak Republic. It has also been adapted for a 10-part TV series on Singapore’s MediaCorp children’s channel, okto.
About the Illustrator:
Stephanie Wong is a designer who has illustrated nine books, had two exhibitions and conducted workshops in Singapore, Malaysia, Phuket and India. She loves “do nothing” beach holidays and exploring hidden gems in cities.