Publisher: Chee Ming Boey
Weight: 350 g
Boey is a 33-year-old Malaysian animator / artist based in the US and he is best known for his artwork on Styrofoam cups.
The stories in the book are a reflection of his childhood spent growing up in Johor Bahru and crossing the causeway to attend school in Singapore in the 1980s. At 17, he packed his bags and headed to San Francisco to study and has gone on to establish his career there.
The stories first appeared on his blog www.iamboey.com and the number of followers increased over the years encouraging Boey to compile some of the stories into his first book.Funny, poignant, honest, When I was a Kid is illustrated in simple stick figures accompanied by short descriptions. Each story is self contained and can be read in any order.
This book is awesome! I always read this book when I feel bored. Such nostalgic and memorable. Each chapter tells how the writer lived around 1980s as kid. From school, playing outside home and many more. Very recommended to parents especially who lived around 80-90s to tell their kids how fun to lived without games, computers and phones. This series now has 5th book.
The stories about childhood to self reflection in some moments remind was a kid.The illustrated with black and white for short description.
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