Secrets of the Swamp by Neil Humphreys


Secrets of the Swamp by Neil Humphreys

In this humorous tale full of twists and turns, Alfie, Pacey and Luke discover many mysterious secrets of the swamp: up-close encounters with wildlife big and small, a spooky house and an underground staircase, plastic birds in a future world - and a strange little man with an ingenious plan - Contains extra interactive content, including a free pull-out map, a word-puzzle and a scavenger quiz! Published in partnership with Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks), Secrets of the Swamp is a rollicking kids' adventure story that emphasises the importance of encouraging children's relationships with nature, and our shared responsibility in nurturing the natural environment around us. Secrets of the Swamp is the Winner of Best Book in Harper's Bazaar Junior Toy Awards 2014.

About the Author

Neil Humphreys is Singapore's bestselling author. His non-fiction books and two novels have consistently featured at the top of local and regional bestseller lists. His most recent books have been for children, and he has now completed three titles in the popular Abbie Rose and the Magic Suitcase series. Cheng Puay Koon is one of Singapore's most in-demand illustrators. Her illustrations have seen many awards come her way, as well as seeing her atop bestseller lists in Singapore and Malaysia. With Neil Humphreys, she is the other half of the creative team behind the Abbie Rose and the Magic Suitcase series.

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72 pages


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Publication date

4th February 2014



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