Title of Picture Book: The Little Red Helicopter
Author: Pauline Loh
Illustrator: Ong Sheng Hua
Publisher and Country: Straits Times Press, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Charlene and Kevin love playing with the little red helicopter in the playground. But is there more to the toy than meets the eye?
5 Keywords (other than themes): creativity, imagination, sibling love, adventure, playground.
Brief Review (in under 50 words): Winner of First Time Writers and Illustrators Publishing Initiative 2009.
A playground fixture gives two children a thrilling adventure. “It is about sibling love and children who exercise their imaginations,” said the author. “Through a child’s eyes, mountains can be anything, even green monsters,” added the illustrator. The Sunday Times Book Review (November 15, 2009)
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-4266-36-9
Submitted by : Pauline Loh