Epigram Books

Epigram Books is a Singapore-based publisher of eye-catching and intriguing books written by local authors. These books usually include a local twist to preserve Singapore's unique culture and traditions. Get to know the four races in Singapore through questions and answers and be exposed to a light-hearted interpretation of our heritage! 

From picture books to story books, TOYTAG brings in all sorts of genres from Epigram Books to cater to the vast interests of avid readers. Best-selling books include The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye as well as the Sherlock Sam series. There is definitely something for everyone here!

Harry Grows Up: The Early Years of Lee Kuan Yew (Book 2) - TOYTAG
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Harry Grows Up: The Early Years of Lee Kuan Yew (Book 2)

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Harry Grows Up is the second book in the series of picture books about the life of Singapore’s remarkable leader, Lee Kuan Yew. In the first book, ...

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Where Are All the Birds?: The Extraordinary Mind of Dr Goh Keng Swee

Where Are All the Birds?: The Extraordinary Mind of Dr Goh Keng Swee

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How does a spoilt young boy and party-going dandy become the man who housed a nation? Discover the passion that drives Lim Kim San from his comfort...

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The Runaway Who Became President: S.R. Nathan’s Journey of Hope - TOYTAG

The Runaway Who Became President: S.R. Nathan’s Journey of Hope

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From a trying childhood to surviving the Japanese Occupation and even falling in love, the life of Singapore’s longest-serving president, the late ...

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The Robot in My Playground - TOYTAG
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The Robot in My Playground

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Lucas loves robots. Especially the robot in the playground near his new house. How he wishes that the robot would come to life, and one night, afte...

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Grandma and the Things That Stay the Same - TOYTAG

Grandma and the Things That Stay the Same

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In this engaging and humorous story, a young girl has a familiar and common encounter with her Grandma that most young children often have with eld...

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NOTBOOKS A6

NOTBOOKS A6

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It’s so NOT you! Embrace your personality with these NOTBOOKS. Find one to match your–or your friend’s personality. There is something for everyone...

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NOTBOOKS A5

NOTBOOKS A5

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It’s so NOT you! Embrace your personality with these NOTBOOKS. Find one to match your–or your friend’s personality. There is something for everyone...

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The Run of the Snail - TOYTAG

The Run of the Snail

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Manuela Monari Illustrated by Philip GiordanoTranslated from the Italian Synopsis:One hot Summer day, Snail comes out of her burrow—and starts to r...

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Hurry Up, Slow Down - TOYTAG

Hurry Up, Slow Down

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Isabel Minhós Martins Illustrated by Bernardo CarvalhoTranslated from the Portugese Synopsis:“Hurry Up!” “Slow Down!” These are words that children...

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Under the Bed, Confusion

Under the Bed, Confusion

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Wong Meng Voon Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt Synopsis:The stories in Under the Bed, Confusion sketch a vast array of characters: ...

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Nurse Molly Returns - TOYTAG

Nurse Molly Returns

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Katherine Soh Synopsis:Following a glorious period of independence overseas, Molly Goh returns to Singapore ready to start the next chapter of her ...

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A Life in Words: My Writing Journey - TOYTAG

A Life in Words: My Writing Journey

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You Jin Translated from Chinese by Shelly Bryant Synopsis:“For many years, I have made my living by the pen. In 2005, when my autobiography was pub...

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The Gatekeeper - TOYTAG

The Gatekeeper

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Nuraliah Norasid  Winner of the 2016 Epigram Books Fiction Prize Synopsis:When young medusa Ria inadvertently turns an entire village to stone, sh...

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Big Mole - TOYTAG

Big Mole

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Shortlisted for Best Fiction Title for Singapore Book Awards 2016Shortlisted for Best Book Cover Design for Singapore Book Awards 2016 Ming Cher S...

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It Never Rains on National Day - TOYTAG
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It Never Rains on National Day

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Shortlisted for Singapore Literature Prize 2016 (English Fiction) Jeremy Tiang Synopsis: A woman fleeing her previous existence meets a fellow Sin...

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Heaven Has Eyes - TOYTAG

Heaven Has Eyes

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Philip Holden Synopsis:A teacher and his wife get caught up in the drama of election politics and a Channel 8 soap opera. An invalid house-sits fo...

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The Last Lesson of Mrs de Souza - TOYTAG

The Last Lesson of Mrs de Souza

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Cyril Wong Synopsis:One last time and on her birthday, Rose de Souza is returning to school to give a final lesson to her classroom of secondary s...

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Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday - TOYTAG

Regrettable Things That Happened Yesterday

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Jennani Durai Synopsis:A teenager discovers his grandfather's secret identity only after his death. A young immigrant to 1940s Singapore is convin...

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[Asia's Lost Legends] Justice Bao: The Case of the Missing Coins - TOYTAG

[Asia's Lost Legends] Justice Bao: The Case of the Missing Coins

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Renowned for his wisdom and sense of fairness, Justice Bao was a high-ranking magistrate during the Song dynasty in ancient China. In The Case of t...

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Where’s Grandma?

Where’s Grandma?

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Luke is a little different from other boys his age. His best friend is his Grandma. They would do everything together—walking to school, strolling ...

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The Great Hospital Adventure in Space - TOYTAG

The Great Hospital Adventure in Space

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Drawing on every child’s inevitable experience of being separated from his or her parents or guardian while in the hospital, The Great Hospital Adv...

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The Crane and the Crab - TOYTAG
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The Crane and the Crab

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A long, long time ago in a kampong, there was a pond with plenty of fish. But the pond soon begins to dry up, and a watchful and greedy crane has a...

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The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye - TOYTAG

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

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'The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is a biography showcasing the life and work of Chan Hock Chye, a pioneering but largely forgotten comics artist ...

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