Claudine Gueh Yanting

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Claudine Gueh Yanting

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I'm also a blogger, reader, watercolorist and stray cats-helloer.

CarryUsOff Books is a small house where I write and produce children's books. I love a good story. I love art. A common trait that runs in my main characters: they're stronger than they thought they were. Come check out their stories!



PictureWe're in the middle of Chinese New Year celebrations and I'd like to wish everyone a bountiful Lunar New Year, with no monkey business, and lots of agility and bright spirits!

Honestly, my personality is quite the opposite of a monkey's. I'm not too active, I don't swing from tree to tree to make friends, and I'm not their kind of smart. (If monkeys' intelligence are like sparks, mine is more li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 11, 2016 06:04
Average rating: 4.78 · 50 ratings · 43 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
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Got me smiling at the end of the book, wondering about my own missed connections. The one about the whale at Coney Island is going to stick with me for a very long time. Wonderful illustrations.
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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.”
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Claudine Yanting Sara wrote: "Thanks for the friendship Claudine. I love the Lord of the Rings quote, I should place it on my profile page!"

Sara, so sorry I'd missed your message! Glad you like that LOTR quote. :)


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Sara Lowe Thanks for the friendship Claudine. I love the Lord of the Rings quote, I should place it on my profile page!


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