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SINGAPORE - Fans of Singapore's first Olympic champion Joseph Schooling will soon get the inside story of the swimmer's stratospheric rise with the launch of two new books written by veteran Straits Times sports journalists. Both are authorised biographies published by Straits Times Press and carry personalised messages from Schooling. They will be launched in November when the University of Texas student returns to Singapore. The first book, which will be available at all leading bookstores after its launch, is a children's book written by The Straits Times News Editor Marc Lim. Mr Lim was formerly the paper's sports editor. The book, From Kid To King, features illustrations from Ministry of Communications and Information (Singapore) scholar Darel Seow, who uses colour drawings to show Schooling's love for the water, how he imagined sharks chasing him to swim faster, how ...

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