Title of Picture Book: Farrer Park – Rhyming Verses from a Singapore Childhood
Author: Ann Peters
Illustrator: Lydia Yang
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Epigram Books, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: In tis charming collection of rhyming verses, Ann Peters tells the stories of her wondrous, carefree childhood in the Farrer Park neighbourhood. Embodying the spirit of the people and places in the Singapore of old, these poems are imbued with fond memories that Ann hopes to share with children of today. The poems are accompanied by lovely full-colour illustrations by Lydia Yang, a promising Singaporean artist.
5 Keywords (other than themes): poems, food, memories, grandparents, dengue
Brief Review (in under 50 words): A cheery collection of poems about delightful food and people from the past. Might just be a little challenging for younger readers but should still be fun to be read aloud with them.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-07-1676-9
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses