Hang Li Po: The Tale of the First Peranakan

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Hang Li Po: The Tale of the First Peranakan
Publish: 2021
Publisher: Epigram Books
Genre: Children
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9789814785303
Pages: 32
Language: English

Hang Li Po: The Tale of the First Peranakan

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The eighth book in the cultural series Asia's Lost Legends, this is a Malaysian tale of how a young princess becomes the first Peranakan.

When Li Po travels from China to Malaysia to marry the Sultan of Malacca, the people are reluctant to welcome her as their Princess. But Li Po embraces all aspects of her new home and very cleverly blends elements of her past and present cultures. With her command of the Malay language and her ability to create new clothes and foods, she forms a hybrid culture—that of the Peranakans. Will the people of Malacca accept her now?


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Catherine Khoo, has been writing and publishing since 1988. She shattered the traditional Japanese male enclave when she became the only woman editor-in-chief of two Japan-based international magazines published in Singapore.
She created Singapore’s very own Young Author Scheme in 2003, mentoring under-18s to pen their first novel. Having launched her memoirs in 2013, she’s now found another passion …. mentoring over-40’s to write their hearts out! And publishing it under her very latest imprint, Wicked Witty Women! Beginning 2017, she’ll be working on a historical family saga which allows her to explore her roots…..and tracing it all the way back to the Khoo village in Xiamen!

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