Title of Picture Book: Mina Meets Cambridge
Author: Hidayah Amin
Illustrator: Jafri Janif
Publisher and Country (may be self-published): Helang Books, Singapore
Publisher’s Blurb: Mina is excited to visit her elder sister, Zara, in Cambridge. Mina has heard so much about Cambridge University from Zara and longs to visit. As Mina spends time with her sister, she discovers many interesting facts about Cambridge. However, she wonders why Zara does not seem to notice the charming characters they meet along the way …
Mina Meets Cambridge is a whimsical story of an imaginative girl’s adventure in Cambridge. There she learns that in order to be successful, one needs to work hard, persevere, and have courage to dream big.
Age 9 and above; also for the dreamers and the young at heart.
This book is also available in Braille.
The typeface used in this book is know as Dyslexie Font, a five specially designed for people with dyslexia.
Theme (Self, Friends, Family, Places, Celebrations, Nature, Technology, etc): Family, places, values
5 Keywords (other than themes): Imagination, famous people, aspiration, history, science
Brief Review (in under 50 words): Informative.
Where to buy or borrow (if available): National Library Board, Singapore
ISBN Number (if available): 978-981-09-4282-3
Submitted by (could be your preferred name, including pen name): Moses