Title of Picture Book: The Lonely Boy and the Ugly Dog
Author: Eliza Teoh
Illustrator: John Lim
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Bubbly Books, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: An awkward boy. A hideous dog. An unlikely friendship. Then, a terrible disaster … Whimsical and heartfelt, this is a story of friendship, loyalty, bravery and sacrifice.
5 Keywords (other than themes): fire, acceptance, history, art, loneliness
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A story written entirely in rhyme. Inspired by a painting by Liu Kang (Life by the River) and a historic fire in Singapore.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-09-7202-8
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses