Siri Ikun and the Two Birds

Title of Picture Book: Suri Ikun and the Two Birds

Author: Dian K

Illustrator: Alvin Adhi

Publisher and Country (may be self-published): BIP, Indonesia

Publisher’s Blurb: Suri Ikun was a good boy. One day, he got lost in the jungle and the ghosts kidnapped him. There was nothing Suri Ikun could do. Despite all these, he kept on doing good things to others, including to two badly wounded birds that was trapped into the cave he was being held. What would happen next to Suri Ikun? Would he be able to escape from the ghosts?

In Indonesian and English. English translation byDono Sunardi.

Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): self, family, friends, values

5 Keywords (other than themes): bilingual, legend, helpfulness, sibling, brothers

Brief Review (in under 50 words): Some minor errors in the English sentences.

Where to buy or borrow (if available): National Library Board, Singapore

ISBN Number (if available): 978-602-394-622-8

Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses

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Rafa and Dani

Title of Picture Book: Fafa and Dani

Author: Zarina Yusof

Illustrator: Syed Ismail

Publisher and Country (may be self-published): The Print Lodge, Singapore

Publisher’s Blurb: Adventures? Mysteries?? Dinosaurs??? Fafa and Dani love them all, and more!
Armed with innocent curiosity, boundless energy and an inquisitive nose to sniff out clues, the brothers bring you into their investigative world where nothing is impossible – not even when it comes to searching for Fafa’s favourite fire engine or tracking down a mysterious dinosaur!
So, did they find the big red fire engine? And did they ‘tame’ the ferocious dinosaur? Will the brothers survive this scare?
To find out more, come along on a wonderful adventure with Fafa and Dani.

Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): self, family, nature

5 Keywords (other than themes): brothers, curiosity, dinosaur, mystery, toys

Brief Review (in under 50 words): Fun story.

Where to buy or borrow (if available): National Library Board, Singapore

ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-05-9025-3

Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses

Birds of a Feather

Title of Picture Book: Birds of a Feather

Author: Tan Xue Yang

Illustrator: Tan Kai Yun

Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Marshall Cavendish, Singapore

Publisher’s Blurb: Tommy, the strongest and fastest sparrow in the neighbourhood, is trapped in a cage and can’t find a way out. Only his brother Timmy can save him. But they find themselves in even greater trouble when a hungry cat pounces out of the shadows …

A heartwarming little tale about how two brother sparrows discover the power of bortherly love.

Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): family, value

5 Keywords (other than themes): advise, brothers, sparrows, traps, courage

Brief Review (in under 50 words): Interesting story from a young writer.

Where to buy or borrow (if available): National Library Board, Singapore

ISBN Number (if available): 981-01-8697-5

Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses