Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali: The Accidental Doctor

Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali: The Accidental Doctor

by Eva Nava Wong

Meet Siti Hasmah, a little girl, who wants to be a journalist, in a period when not every girl was sent to school. Watch what happens to her, her family, and country when World War II strikes. Walk in her footsteps as she graduates from university and goes on to save the lives of many Malaysian women and children. See what she finally ends up becoming.The Woman Who Shaped Asia series aim not just to educate but also to motivate. These stories celebrate the amazing accomplishments of women from the region. Their remarkable strength in the face of adversity and sheer determination make it possible for their dreams to be fulfilled, no matter how big! They remind our young readers that great things are accomplished by people who were once little, just like them.

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Product Details

  • Number of Pages : 40
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
  • Publication Date : 2020-02-11
  • Weight : 200g
  • Product Code : 9789811221583
  • Dimension : 150 x 200 x 15 mm

About Author

Eva Nava Wong

Eva Wong Nava is an award-winning children's book author with a mission. She writes stories to entertain, engage, and enthral children to read and to be curious about their inner worlds and the world outside. She is an advocate for diversity and #ownvoices stories that empower young readers, especially girls, to be fearless, strong and tough. When not writing for children, Eva teaches the art and craft of picture book creation. You can find her at her website evawongnava.com or as @evawongnava on Instagram and Twitter.