Title of Picture Book: The Forest Fable
Author: Gelyn Ong
Illustrator: Gelyn Ong
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Marshall Cavendish, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: In a beautiful rainforest filled with trees of many colours, the animals live happily. One day, a lumberjack arrives. Will he chop down the trees? What will become of the bears, the porcupines and the orang-utans who call the forest home?
In this enchanting fable, 9-year-old artist Gelyn Ong paints a moving portrait of Mother Nature under threat and the importance of conserving the earth’s shared resources.
5 Keywords (other than themes): environment, animals, young writer, science, deforestation
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A charming book by a young artist and illustrator.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-4408-56-1
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses