Title of Picture Book: The Circle
Author: Ken Spillman
Illustrator: Manjari Chakravarti
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Armour Publishing, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Do we really care about the Others? Do the Others care about the other Others? What do we do when forests are shrinking away to nothing?
The Circle is an inspiring story with globally-relevant themes. It is a modern parable about the most important issues of our time. It evokes innocence and the corrosive power of social pressure, exclusion and bullying.
In a troubled world, The Circle celebrates our universal need for understanding and peace.
Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): Friends
5 Keywords (other than themes): friendship, environment, bullying, earth, inclusion
Brief Review (in under 50 words): As it is based on an abstract concept, older readers would enjoy this picture book.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-4597-09-8
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses