Asiapac Books

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Asiapac Books
Asiapac Books
Status Active
Founded 1983
Founder Lim Li Kok[1]
Country of origin Singapore
Distribution Worldwide
Nonfiction topics Asian culture, history, philosophy, health practices, art and literature.
Official website www.asiapacbooks.com

Asiapac Books is a Singaporean publisher that publishes educational comics and illustrated books on Asian culture, history, philosophy, health practices, art and literature. Established in 1983, its publications are now sold in more than 20 countries, and have been translated into more than 20 languages. Asiapac Books also publishes a monthly educational magazine VITA Edition, targeted at secondary school students.

Asiapac Books specialises in using illustrations to engage readers. Its Origins and Gateway series introduces readers to Chinese and Singaporean cultures respectively through the rich use of images and quirky stories. It has published illustrated and adapted versions of Chinese classics such as Journey to the West, A Dream of Red Mansions, and Water Margin.

Asiapac Books is a member of the Singapore Book Publishers Association.

Popular titles[edit]

Origins of Chinese Culture illustrated by Fu Chunjiang
Origins of Chinese Festivals illustrated by Fu Chunjiang
Origins of Chinese Cuisine illustrated by Fu Chunjiang
Gateway to Peranakan Culture illustrated by Wing Fee
Top Learning Tips by Chitra Soundar and illustrated by Jack Cheong
Analects of Confucius 1, 2 and 3 by Jeffrey Seow
Essential Chinese Medicine Health Tonics edited by Professor Zhang Bao Chun and Associate Professor Chen Yu Ting from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heroes to the rescue". The Star. 9 December 2003. 

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