Title of Picture Book: The Forest Fable
Author: Gelyn Ong
Illustrator: Gelyn Ong
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Marshall Cavendish, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: In a beautiful rainforest filled with trees of many colours, the animals live happily. One day, a lumberjack arrives. Will he chop down the trees? What will become of the bears, the porcupines and the orang-utans who call the forest home?
In this enchanting fable, 9-year-old artist Gelyn Ong paints a moving portrait of Mother Nature under threat and the importance of conserving the earth’s shared resources.
5 Keywords (other than themes): environment, animals, young writer, science, deforestation
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A charming book by a young artist and illustrator.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-4408-56-1
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses
Title: Ten Little Bunnies Go to Town – A Cautionary Tale about Road Safety and the Best-Laid Plans
Author: Tan Su Linn
Illustrator: Tan Su Linn
Publisher and Country: Partridge Publishing, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: It’s a fine day to head to town, or so our bunnies thought. After all, what could go wrong? Find out if they make it, as they navigate nasty bumps, rabbit impulses, and other surprises along the way.
Their eventful and sometimes darkly funny experiences offer readers practice counting down from ten to zero; they also hold a lesson (or ten!) for all adults or kids who ever imagined they had their journey well in hand.
5 Keywords (other than themes): Humour, Surprises, Misadventures, Rabbits, Numbers
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A wry cautionary tale about road safety and the best-laid plans, this irreverent book follows 10 bunnies who board a bus to town. Their eventful journey is an apt analogy for life, and shows readers how to meet the unexpected with a good dose of humour and stoicism.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): www.tansulinn.com
ISBN Number (if available): 978-1-4828-7949-6
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Tan Su Linn
Title of Picture Book: Sweaty Yeti
Author: Pietra Nina Hamdani
Illustrator: Lyly Young
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): m.i.books, Indonesia
Publisher’s Blurb: When a lonely yeti wandered into a human town, everyone was thrilled to welcome him. Unfortunately, the excitement didn’t last long because something weird happened to Yeti and it turned the city upside down. Would the people still offer Yeti their friendship, or send him away?
5 Keywords (other than themes): monster , mountain, Yeti, imagination, snow
Brief Review (in under 50 words): This book is written by a young girl, Nina when she was 6. Hope this can be an inspiration to many children to write their own stories.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/1539167755/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1493342993&sr=8-1&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=sweaty+yeti&dpPl=1&dpID=51e-j1hcWrL
ISBN Number (if available): 987-1539167754
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Lyly Young