'Hands Up: Sound & Listening by So Wai-lam encourages readers to explore their imagination by expressing sounds and listening using their hands. Starting with sign language phrases related to “ears”, the reader will discover many close relationships between sign language and graphics. The pocket book is an introduction to Hong Kong Sign Language – one that is so close to us, yet we do not usually talk about it.

"pocket book of sound” is a series of three books published by soundpocket in 2021. With each book conceived by an artist or group, their observations and thoughts on how they perceive sounds, and on how they imagine that others perceive sounds, are presented in the form of books to be experienced. These non-digital, handy, and accessible books are to be circulated amongst all active listeners (to-be), who are curious to experience different and fun ways of reading sounds.'

—taken from the publisher's website

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pocket book of sound

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Chinese - Traditional, 




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artist book

Hands Up: Sound & Listening
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Hands Up: Sound & Listening, 手噏噏:聲音及聆聽篇

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