Woods in the Books
Posted on October 31, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!

Trick or Treat!

“How old are you?” “I’m four!” “I’m five!” Yesterday, little trick-or-treaters from our neighbours at the SPD Headquarters trekked out to pay us a visit! Decked out in glorious pirate hats and adorable orange fruit costumes, all handmade by the kids themselves, they trooped in to take a look at the books before making a […]

Posted on October 25, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, Elf Reads

Book Review: The Brilliant Oil Lamp

They pass by vegetable farms and forests and finally arrive at the new housing estate. The children gasp when tall buildings come into view. The apartments are stacked on top of one another — up to twenty stories high!

The Brilliant Oil Lamp

When Asha’s family moves to the new HDB flats in Toa Payoh, the first thing to do is set up the altar and light the brass diya, a beautiful oil lamp in the shape of a peacock that shines as though it were gold.

Posted on October 17, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, Elf Escapades

How many books?

One of our regular customers once toddled in, carrying one of his treasured books to show to us. This is the exchange that took place: Kiddo: Look at my Star Wars book! Elf: Wow! How many Star Wars books do you have? Kiddo: I only have…………………….A LOT! That’s the kind of book habit we want […]

Posted on October 10, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!

Children’s Day Weekend!

Happy faces all around this Children’s Day weekend! Here’s a taste of the fun we had… Anyone who was on our mailing list or who signed up on the spot to join scored a little Bonus Gift to brighten their day. Inside a little brown paper package, we’d wrapped up cheerful washable stamps, just nice […]