The Phantom of Oxley Castle

Title of Picture Book: The Phantom of Oxley Castle

Author: Liana Gurung and Chloe Tong

Illustrator: Anngee Neo

Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Epigram Books, Singapore

Publisher’s Blurb: Meet Prince Hector the Eldest, Princess Harriet the Brave and Prince Humphrey the Youngest. They live in Oxley Castle with their pesky butler, O B Markus.

One night, the children hear a strange noise coming from the dungeon and decide to investigate.

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

5 Keywords (other than themes): Castle, home, mystery, investigation, dog

Brief Review (in under 50 words): Solving a mystery.

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

ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-17-0086-6

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

List: Who’s Behind That Wall

Title of Picture Book: Who’s Behind That Wall

Author: Kim Eun-Hee

Illustrator: Soong Chungyee

Publisher and Country (may be self-published): HealthServe Limited, Singapore

Publisher’s Blurb: This book is dedicated to our foreign brothers and sisters who travelled far to toil on foreign soil.

We are grateful. Thank you.

5 Keywords (other than themes): Migrant workers, animals, mystery, kindness, gratitude

Brief Review (in under 50 words): A simple story about migrant workers that would be a good springboard for chats about the issue with young readers.

Where to buy or borrow (if available): NLB, Singapore

ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-1102-30-1

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