10 new Singapore reads: Family tragedy inspires WWII ghost story for children

The Ghost Who Pinched Me depicts World War II through a child's eyes while Beauty Queens of Bishan is set against the backdrop of beauty parlours and pageants. PHOTOS: MARSHALL CAVENDISH, PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE SEA
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In this monthly feature, Arts Correspondent Olivia Ho lines up 10 hot-off-the-press home-grown books, fresh from the Singapore Writers Festival, that readers can dive into.

THE GHOST WHO PINCHED ME

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