Title of Picture Book: Why Am I Blue?
Author: Melanie Lee
Illustrator: David Liew
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): MPH Group, Malaysia
Publisher’s Blurb: Squirky realises that he looks very different from daddy, mummy and sister Emma, and wants to know why. His parents tell him the story of how he came to be part of their family. Squirky finds out that he’s not actually from Earth, but a mysterious place called Planet Q!
This is the first book in The Adventures of Squirky the Alien series and marks the beginning of Squirky’s quest to find his birth parents and discover where he came from.
5 Keywords (other than themes): Adoption, imagination, acceptance, identity,
Brief Review (in under 50 words): An intriguing story and a good launchpad for speaking about adoption.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-967-415-206-2
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses