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Teen writer aspires to outdo Harry Potter

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

MALAYSIANS KINI Nineteen-year-old animation major Xygarathma Lebibi wrote her second book 'Silent Bird', after she was asked to outdo an internationally acclaimed young adult series.

"Lim Kok Wing challenged me by saying he wanted me to do something better than Harry Potter," she told Malaysiakini during an interview at her house last Thursday.

The final-year Limkokwing University student related how she got started on her journey to outdo JK Rowling's mega-favourite.

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