Title of Picture Book: List: Johnny Can Dream – A Visit to a Peranakan Place
Author: Benita Fong
Illustrator: Benita Fong
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Benita Fong, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Johnny loves to explore. On a little street in Singapore, he finds an unusual magic Kam Cheng (spice pot) in an old curio shop. He discovers that when he does a special dance, he goes on a magaical journey into the wonderful Peranakan Place. There he meets a pretty little annoyance girl and her father Baba Pong Tay.and together they solve the mystery of the pineapple tart recipe. Johnny is also introduced to the unique food, fashion and customs of this amazing culture.
Come join Johnny on a magical visit to the Peranakan Place.
5 Keywords (other than themes): history, culture, food, games, language
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A helpful s the meaning and also includes photos of the many Peranakan terms used in this story,
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-98107-4407-6
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses