Books Kampung Boy by Lat Paperback, 141 pages, First Second, List Price: $17.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleKampung BoyAuthorLat Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Relates the life experiences, from birth to beginning boarding school, of a boy growing up on a rubber plantation in rural Malaysia. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Kampung Boy End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests.