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The Beaded Slippers is selected as a No. 1 title in a list of top ten picture books from Singapore. An International Federation of Library Associations' initiative: 'The World Through Picture Books'.
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'Chilli Padi' by Adeline Foo, an adopted title by the National Library Board for its Young Readers' Read Campaign 2012.
The Straits Times, 16 June 2012

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Writing Heritage for Children, April 2010, beMUSE by National Heritage Board
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Borders puts a focus on Adeline Foo and her books
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Watch an interview of Adeline on Heritage TV!
"Little Puteh"
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Chilli Padi and The Amulet
Lifestyle, February 2009
Good book to revisit Peranakan culture, with charming vignettes of
childhood from times gone by.

Straits Times, 30 September 2008
$8 million boost for heritage projects – Series of books written by Adeline Foo is one of ten projects selected for a fresh scheme in boosting heritage as a business.  Three books in the Peranakan culture series are making their debut at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2008.

Lianhe Zaobao, 30 September 2008
Heritage projects awarded funding, one of which is the first
Peranakan children’s books unique to Singapore.

Today, 30 September 2008
Heritage Programme: Adeline Foo spoke at the first business conference for Singapore’s museum and heritage sector on an author’s perspective in writing heritage books to instil an interest in children to learn about Peranakan culture.


The Beaded Slippers & The Kitchen God
Today’s Parents, September 2008
An insight into Peranakan food and folklore via a well-illustrated story. 
Colourful and magical!


The Beaded Slippers

Lifestyle, Really Kiddy, September 2008
Charming way in introducing heritage to young children.

The Beaded Slippers & The Kitchen God

Young Parents, September 2008
Pick of the month: Simple storylines with beautiful illustrations to
help introduce the Peranakan culture to both young and old.

Singapore’s Child, September 2008

Kids will love this book for its captivating and lavish illustrations!

The Amulet
Junior & U, October 2008
Light-hearted reading to instil interest in a colourful ethnic group.

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Lianhe Zaobao, 9 March 2009

娘惹文化大热的气候下 – 童书热卖1300本

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The Beaded Slippers & The Kitchen God
Straits Times,13 July 2008
"P is for Heritage"

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Lianhe Zaobao, July 2008
作家妈妈出版土生华人儿童图书- 让孩子的记忆里有传统文化

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Illustrated by Lee Kowling