Title of Picture Book: The Crane and the Crab
Author: SR Nathan
Illustrator: Anngee Neo
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Epigram Books, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: A long, long time ago in a kampong there was a ponf with plenty of fish.
But the pond soon began to dry up, and a watchful and greedy crane had an idea: He would fool the fish into thinking that he would take them to a large, sparkling lake. In the meantime, a crab who had been watching the crane had plans of his own …
Former Singapore President SR Nathan’s retelling of this wonderful folktale has a timeless message that can be enjoyed by children of all ages.
5 Keywords (other than themes): honesty, deception, vigilance, president, fable
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A simple folktale.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-07-3509-6
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses