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Children's book review: Hong Kong writer Jupy James' Hazel Brown - A Very Special Vet

Locally written picture book lets children practise names of animals

28 Sep 2015 - 11:47PM

Locally written picture book lets children practise names of animals

Children's book review: Hong Kong writer Jupy James' Hazel Brown - A Very Special Vet
See Elsa and Anna come to life at Disney's Frozen Village

Looking for something to do with the children on a hot summer day? Pay a visit to Hong Kong Disneyland's Frozen village and meet all the characters from the cartoon smash hit. 

21 Jul 2015 - 6:01AM

Looking for something to do with the children on a hot summer day? Pay a visit to Hong Kong Disneyland's Frozen village and meet all the characters from the cartoon smash hit. 

See Elsa and Anna come to life at Disney's Frozen Village
Hong Kong celebrated in English-language books for children
Three Hong Kong authors pick their favourite children's books
Printing Workshop is a fun activity for Hong Kong children on rainy days

Chameleon Workshop's printmaking pack gives children a taste of some of the techniques used by such art greats as Picasso, Matisse and Warhol.

12 May 2015 - 8:26AM

Chameleon Workshop's printmaking pack gives children a taste of some of the techniques used by such art greats as Picasso, Matisse and Warhol.

Printing Workshop is a fun activity for Hong Kong children on rainy days
In a league of her own: rare skin disorder no obstacle to Hong Kong female rugby umpire

Mui Thomas is a pretty special referee - the world's first rugby umpire living with Harlequin ichthyosis, a rare congenital skin disorder.

7 Mar 2015 - 9:46AM

Mui Thomas is a pretty special referee - the world's first rugby umpire living with Harlequin ichthyosis, a rare congenital skin disorder.

In a league of her own: rare skin disorder no obstacle to Hong Kong female rugby umpire
Where are your manners? Hong Kong students taught etiquette of Western dining
Children who are taught to respect others remain respectful in later life
Hong Kong 3D Museum, where the focus is on fun
Ocean Park's Halloween Fest provides thrills for adults, teens and children
Art galleries invite children in to paint
Road Test: essays offer perspective of women without children
Children’s literature expert discusses how to instil passion for books in young readers

American historian and writer Leonard Marcus is widely considered an authority on children's literature yet he struggled to learn to read as a child. "I was very verbal, but I just couldn't figure out how to read," Marcus says.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

American historian and writer Leonard Marcus is widely considered an authority on children's literature yet he struggled to learn to read as a child. "I was very verbal, but I just couldn't figure out how to read," Marcus says.

Children’s literature expert discusses how to instil passion for books in young readers
Road test: Studio Ghibli's animated film set designs captivate children
Road Test: Lighthouse Playroom serves up some light and fluffy fun

It's no wonder the kitchen holds so much fascination for toddlers - cooking involves stirring different kinds of mixtures, getting one's hands dirty kneading and handling materials with different textures.

10 Jun 2014 - 9:43AM

It's no wonder the kitchen holds so much fascination for toddlers - cooking involves stirring different kinds of mixtures, getting one's hands dirty kneading and handling materials with different textures.

Road Test: Lighthouse Playroom serves up some light and fluffy fun
Road Test: Hong Kong Railway Museum
Road Test: Me Books fairy tales
Road Test: Occupy kids at home this Christmas with Sqooll activities
Road Test: Gorilla Band
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Road Test: Gorilla Band
Shining under the hammer
4 Jul 2009 - 12:00AM
Shining under the hammer
Road Test: Mai Po Tour
30 Dec 2012 - 2:06PM
Road Test: Mai Po Tour
Road Test: RockABaby
7 Jan 2013 - 6:57PM
Road Test: RockABaby
Road test: Vinci tablet
3 Jul 2018 - 7:27PM
Road test: Vinci tablet
Asian best cellar
16 Nov 2009 - 12:00AM
Asian best cellar
Road test: Jackie Junko

Recently, I was pleased to discover a number of Hong Kong-themed children's books for my little ones. It was only when Jackie Junko appeared on my radar that I realised that my children's screen time had very little local content.

14 May 2013 - 11:55AM

Recently, I was pleased to discover a number of Hong Kong-themed children's books for my little ones. It was only when Jackie Junko appeared on my radar that I realised that my children's screen time had very little local content.

Road test: Jackie Junko
Road Test: Jurassic Garage

Part of the wonder of being a parent is doing things you wouldn't normally do. For example, having a snake cuddle into the crook of my neck or cooing over a spider - which is what I was doing with my toddler on a Sunday afternoon at an industrial building in Chai Wan.

21 Oct 2012 - 11:31AM

Part of the wonder of being a parent is doing things you wouldn't normally do. For example, having a snake cuddle into the crook of my neck or cooing over a spider - which is what I was doing with my toddler on a Sunday afternoon at an industrial building in Chai Wan.

Road Test: Jurassic Garage
Road Test: Larry Lizard apps
20 Jan 2013 - 10:51AM
Road Test: Larry Lizard apps
Road test: The Tale of Sybil Snake
Road test: Lulu the Hong Kong Cat
Review: Oddly Normal by John Schwartz