Author: Helene Gaborit
Illustrator: Claude Sauquet
Synopsis: On her home from school, Anika discovers a mysterious injured bird on the banks of the Singapore River.
The 8-year-old little girl, with the complicity of the saved bird, helps us discover the customs of everyday life in Singapore: close-to-nature-town-country. At the same time, she discovers the meaning of true friendship.
The exceptional illustrations support the story through collage and gouache.
Anika's story takes us on a cultural journey. The Glossary explains to us some interesting details about life in Asia.
🎁 Recommended to 8 and above.
#Asian culture, # Singapore tradition, #Daily life
#Friendship, #Helping other
Author: Frederick Lipp
Illustrator: Jason Gaillard
Synopsis: Sophy and her mother are poor. They live in a small village with no doctor, hospital, or school. But Sophy has a secret wish-a wish for something that will change her life forever. With the help of a pair of running shoes, Sophy might just be able to make her wish come true.
Author Frederick Lipp and illustrator Jason Gaillard create an empowering story of hope and determination set in the countryside of Cambodia.
🎁 Recommended from 6 to 13 years old.
# Cambodian countryside,
# Child's willpower, # Education for All