This wonderful comic tells the story of Lat's happy childhood in a small Malaysian village, circa 1950.
Lat also isn't afraid to engage in silent and entirely visual passages, as his characters dash from mischief to avoiding punishment what they've just done.
I highly recommend this book and it's sequel (Town Boy) to anyone and everyone, but particularly to the younger generation.
I've lived in Malaysia and was amused by this delightful book. I'm not sure if someone who hadn't lived in Malaysia would like the book as much as I did.Published on August 13, 2012 by KLKota
Lat takes us on a journey of his childhood growing up in the Kitna Valley in Perak in the 1950's. Lat is master storyteller as he takes us down the wandering path of his memories... Read morePublished on August 13, 2011 by Andy Shuping
This wonderful comic tells the story of Lat's happy childhood in a small Malaysian village, circa 1950. Read morePublished on July 24, 2011 by Bibliophilic
As a young boy who grew up in Malaysia in the 80's, Lat was not only a part of my youth, but also a way of life for most all Malaysians and expats alike. Read morePublished on April 22, 2011 by Bentol888
I bought my copy of Kampung Boy more than 15 years ago. I'm glad it's now available on Amazon for all to buy. The story will remind anyone of their own childhood.Published on November 6, 2008 by CeeYou