Title of Picture Book: Guai Wu The Chinese Elf
Author: Adeline Foo
Illustrator: Christine Lim Simpson
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Ethos Books, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Guai Wu looks different from other children. Because of this, they shun him and hurl ugly names and unkind words at him. One day, Guai Wu met a seamstress who took him in, and offered him food and shelter. Then, mysteriously, beautifully embroidered items started appearing in her home. Does Guai Wu have anything to do with them? And does he finally find acceptance for who he is?
Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): self, friends, family
5 Keywords (other than themes): grateful, kindness, looks, beauty, friendship
Brief Review (in under 50 words): Good story.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): National Library Board, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-08-2898-1
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses