The Author

This book is the fruit of years of reflection and research and a man's love for children, youths and literature. The author has read some 1,500 publications in the last 25 years.

He was born in British Borneo. After his graduation in Economics and Psychology in Canada, he has accumulated 22 years of management experience, and is a member of the British, Malaysian and New Zealand Institutes of Management. He traveled widely and has visited 26 countries.

The writer and his family reside in beautiful New Zealand. He has been working in Malaysia in recent years, hence, the many letters to his children, from which part of the book is derived. His ultimate goal is the set up of a charitable trust or foundation, for underprivileged children.

 Stephen W. Tan
 PO Box 51375
 New Zealand