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Format: Softcover book | 40 pages
Dimensions: 21 x 23 cm | 170 g
Languages: English, also available in French and Khmer
Model number: ISBN 9789996345128
Author: Frederick Lipp
Frederick Lipp is an award-winning author of multicultural children’s picture books that tell poignant, universal stories set in different countries around the world: Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and even the United States in the communities of Maine’s newest immigrants.
Frederick is known for his lively, engaging talks with children that gently open new doors to understanding our diverse neighbours, here and abroad. He is a retired Unitarian Minister who worked in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In addition to writing children’s books, he set up a non-profit organisation that helps educate girls in Cambodia: Cambodian Art Scholarship Foundation. He and his wife Kitty live in Maine, USA.
He is the writer of Fantastic Daydreamer, Running Shoes, The Caged Birds of Phom Penh, Sky, one in a million, Baa, Baa, Baa-ing, Chalk and many other children’s books.
His book, The Caged Birds of Phom Penh, was named a Notable Book for Global Society by the International Reading Association.
Illustrator: Kristine Hakim
Kristine Hakim is a designer, illustrator and a mixed-media artist who works with different mediums and materials. She is as well as a Milliner. Based in Singapore, she has her own brand of millinery collection, Ekspade Millinery.
She has worked with Open Book Editions since 2012. Often a reflection on her own life's journey, her illustrations allow her to share her past travel experiences, visit new places and meet friends along the way.
Kristine Hakim has illustrated 6 children’s books: Mirabel Cat of the word, Fantastic Daydreamer, Around the word with Sophie and Remy, Chalk, Sky One Girl in a Million and Dog and Cat Fable.
Her work helps in building a reading culture in Cambodia.