Title of Picture Book: Monster Day on Tabletop Hill
Author: Akiko Sueyoshi
Illustrator: David Liew
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): AFCC Publications, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Forky is a lively fork boy who lives on Tabletop Hill. He loves playing with his friends at Sugar Cube Park. And that’s where they are one day, when the sudden sound of clanging bells make them all freeze with fear. On no, it’s Monster Day! Forky’s friends run home, but Forky’s wide-eyed curiosity leads him to discover a whole new circle of friends, who turns out to be not so scary after all.
5 Keywords (other than themes): monster, friendship, Japanese, fear, helpful
Brief Review (in under 50 words): The English text appears to be slightly wordy.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-09-9354-2
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses
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