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When we asked our Cambodian Scholars what reminded them of home, they answered unanimously, "Scarecrows".
Cambodia is a very rural country. Almost 75% of the people live in the countryside and nearly 90% of the land mass is forest or farms, so it is no wonder that scarecrows are a symbol that reminds Cambodian people of home
Cambodian people call scarecrows "Ting Mong". Come to the library and see our wonderful scarecrow
Visit the bookfair from Monday to Friday to purchase books in English, Khmer, French, Malay & Tamil.
View the price list here. All proceeds support Open Book in Phnom Penh