Title of Picture Book: Song of the Mekong River
Author: Na-mi Choo
Illustrator: Sinae Jo
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Big & Small Publisher
Publisher’s Blurb: The Mekong River is called ‘the lifeline of Vietnam.’ The Vietnamese people’s lives are dependent on the river. They build houses on it, do business on their boats and farm crops at the mouth of the great Mekong River. This book is about Tui who lives in a water village.
Retold from Korean by Joy Cowley.
Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): family, places
5 Keywords (other than themes): Vietnam, culture, geography, river, activities
Brief Review (in under 50 words): Non-fiction content woven together by a simple tale a young reader could relate with.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): National Library Board, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-1-921790-47-8
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses