Journal


Heritage of Singapore: Kopitiam


Heritage of Singapore: Kopitiam

We are thrilled to release the first title in our Heritage of Singapore collection - KopitiamIt's been our dream to start a series inspired by Singaporean culture and what other better way by retelling the story of traditional breakfast culture and coffeeshop?

 

 

For our kopitiam book, we collaborated with Killiney Kopitiam - a traditional Hainanese coffeeshop with a 103-year-old history! Our first connection with the third-generation owner, TY Woon, grew organically and we had an exciting journey brainstorming the storyline and illustrations.

 

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Discovering Music: Harp


Discovering Music: Harp

We are delighted to release the first title in our Discovering Music collection: Harp. Our founder Laura is a passionate concert harpist and we were incredibly excited for this first drop. Come along as we take a peek into the magical world of the harp!

 

 

The Discovering Music collection is a wonderful gift for music lovers and to cultivate a passion for music in children. Guiding questions, a glossary, reflections and activity pages encourage conversations between parent and child.

 

Written by Laura Peh

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Conversation with Chris Maksaereekul, co-founder of The Maks' Coffee & author of My Journey with Coffee


Conversation with Chris Maksaereekul, co-founder of The Maks' Coffee & author of My Journey with Coffee

We sat down with Chris Maksaereekul, co-founder of specialty coffee and lifestyle brand The Maks' Coffee as well as author of My Journey with Coffee, to learn more about her story and the coffee industry!

 

Chris Maksaereekul, co-founder of The Maks' Coffee 

 

How is it like growing up in a coffee family and what inspired you to start The Maks’ Coffee?

Although coffee has been a part of my family for many generations, I first started my career in the financial services industry and stepped into the coffee business...




My Journey with Coffee


My Journey with Coffee

We are incredibly excited to release our latest publication and first collaboration - My Journey with Coffee. Together with The Maks' Coffee, we dive into the fascinating world of coffee, discovering its origin and catching a glimpse of different coffee cultures around the world. Tracing the journey from bean to cup, this book is a perfect coffee conversation to have with children and coffee lovers! 


Let the Beauty of Art inspire Children


Let the Beauty of Art inspire Children

Lianhe Zaobao 联合早报

19 May 2021

Written by Zhang Heyang

Translation by Isabella Meo

 

[Original article in Chinese]

  

28-year-old harpist Laura Peh founded a business last year - a publishing house specialising in art picture books for children  - with the belief that art can help cultivate the emotional intelligence and creativity in future generations.

 

University students Isabella Meo (left) and Erika Solomon (right) are currently interns with Laura Peh (centre), founder of Cinnamon Art Publishing.

 

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