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Sasha Visits the Botanic Gardens(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sasha Goes Shopping(2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sasha Visits the Bird Park(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Sasha in Singapore Series

Sasha in Singapore is a series of children’s fiction by a Singaporean author of mystery & thrillers, children’s books and sports book Shamini Flint. Flint is also known for her Inspector Singh Investigates series which has been translated into different languages around the world. Her children’s books feature environmental and cultural themes. Before becoming a full-time author in 2004, she worked as a corporate lawyer for Linklaters. She is also best known for her efforts to promote fair trade products in her birth country and donates parts of her book sells profits to WWF

In 1993, the author was awarded with the Council of Legal Education Prize for her highest score attained at Bar Finals at Trinity College in London. Between 1994 and1995 she studied at the University of Cambridge University for her Law Masters where she was awarded Bevan Prize, the British High Commission Scholarship and the Jennings Prize. She has published successful crime fiction series featuring Inspector Singh, and in 2008 Little, Brown and Company, a British publishing company acquired worldwide rights to the first three novels in the series.

Sasha Visits the Botanic Gardens

Sasha visits the Botanic Gardens is the first book in Sasha in Singapore series arc one of the three arcs in Sasha visits series. It’s a fun, educational and colorful book featuring places, people, flora and fauna that are attractive to the children in Singapore. The story is set in a 139-year-old botanical garden in Singapore showcasing Sasha’s experiences at the Botanic Gardens through detailed paragraphs and vivid illustrations.

In the last few decades, children’s literature has advanced giving those little humans access to a variety of literature which is extremely vital for their success. Parents, educators, and community members should help the kids develop a passion for reading. Not only is reading important for the development of a child’s cognitive skills to facilitate success in schools but its also important for other reasons as well.

Even though there are so many values in exposing kids to literature, literature is also important simply because it provides children with opportunities to appreciate about their own cultural heritage as well as appreciate the cultures of others as well.

Literature also helps children develop and improve their creativity and emotional intelligence; it also nurtures the growth of the child’s social skills, personality and helps in transmission of one important literature themes from one generation to the next.

One of the most important values to note is that child’s literature/children’s books provide kids with a chance to critically respond to literature and also develop their unique personal opinions about the topic. In return, this makes the cognitive developmental domain stronger as it promotes deeper thought about literature. Quality literature doesn’t always tell the reader everything he or she needs to know, but instead, it allows for some divergent opinions. For example, one reader might have a different opinion about a piece of literature than the next reader based on the same personal experiences and viewpoints.
Picture books are good for the stimulation of the oral and written language, and children will be able to analyze the illustrations and develop their own dialogue for the narrative.

Additionally, children’s literature provides an avenue for children to learn about their own culture and appreciate other people’s cultures. It’s important for children to learn about the cultural values developing an attitude.

The importance of children’s books is priceless because it brands the development of social skills and personality for the little human. Because children as so impressionable in the first few years, exposure to early years literature helps the children to be courteous, intelligent, and caring people.

Children’s books also help them to develop emotional intelligence. Stories have the capability to promote moral and emotional development. It contains some moments of crisis and the characters make decisions and think of the reasons for their decisions and important skill for children.

Lastly, children’s literature is a timeless tradition, and through this knowledge is transmitted from one generation to the next. One good example is the Hey Diddle Diddle collections that enable kids to appreciate classic plays and William Shakespeare’s messages.

Shamini Flint has detailed captured all this information in her Sasha in Singapore series, a series every parent should consider buying to help their children appreciate about the culture and themes related to the environment.

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