Title of Picture Book: Justice Bao – The Case of the Missing Coins
Author: Catherine Khoo
Illustrator: Chen Ziyue
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Epigram Books, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Renowned for his wisdom and sense of fairness, Justice Bao was a high-ranking magistrate during the Sing Dynasty in ancient China. In The Case of the Missing Coins, Justic Bao has to decide what to do when a merchant accuses a woodcutter of stealing his money. Should he take the word of the well-dressed merchant or believe the shabby woodcutter who can barely speak for himself?
5 Keywords (other than themes): honesty, speaking up, wisdom, legend, justice
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A good way to talk about honesty and also about speaking up for others.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-07-5810-3
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses