Title of Picture Book: Chilli Padi
Author: Adeline Foo
Illustrator: Lee Kowling
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Ethos Books, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Puteh has a new friend, Itam, a kitchen help adopted by Puteh’s grandmother. The two children find the,selves in trouble when they got into a fight in the kitchen. Itam is punished for Puteh’s misdeed.
Find out how Puteh redeems herself with her new friend, by using the magic of her beaded slippers. A tale of friendship and loyalty, join Puteh and Itam on their kitchen adventure and discover a quirky side to the Peranakans, their food heritage.
Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc):Self, friends, family
5 Keywords (other than themes): Peranakan, food, heritage, friendship, quarrels
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A fun way to learn about the Peranakan’s festival and food heritage.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-07-1328-4
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses