Icy Smith outside the King George V School, in Ho Man Tin. Picture: Edmond So

How a Hong Kong author’s violent childhood inspired her to write books for kids

Poverty and family dysfunction became the inspiration for ‘Three Years and Eight Months’, Icy Smith’s children’s book about the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong

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Icy Smith outside the King George V School, in Ho Man Tin. Picture: Edmond So
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