A lively collection of stories inspired by the fascinating landscapes, festivals and beliefs of Asia.
Dragon Dancer by Joyce Chng and Jérémy Pailler.
North Somerset Teachers' Book Award 2016 (longlist)
It is the eve of Chinese New Year. Yao prepares to wake the ancient sky dragon, Shen Long, from his year-long sleep... Learn about this special Chinese festival and the symbolism it has for Chinese communities everywhere.
The Ammuchi Puchi by Sharanya Manivannan and Nerina Canzi.
No. 4 in the Fiction Bestseller List of the The New Indian Express (Chennai) / The Sunday Standard (New Delhi)
Peek A Book Children's Choice Awards in India (shortlist)
When Aditya and Anjali's grandmother passes away, something happens that is more mysterious and magical than any story... A gentle story about bereavement and loss and a family's healing love.
Phoenix Song by Tutu Dutta and Martina Peluso.
Arohan is desperate for a guitar, so when his grandmother gives him a plain old bamboo flute for his birthday, he is understandably a little upset. But the xiao is steeped in the myths and legends of China and has its own special magic... A touching story from Malaysia about the magical things that can happen when you listen to your heart.
The Jasmine Sneeze by Nadine Kaadan.
Haroun, the cat, hates the smell of jasmine. It makes him sneeze! The sweet-scented flowers send him into fits of sneezes! So one day, he hatches a plan to fix the problem, with unexpected results! Meet the lovable Syrian cat Haroun who learns the value of accepting others.
Looking for Lord Ganesh by Mahtab Narsimhan and Sonja Wimmer.
Anika has recently emigrated from India and is having a difficult time adjusting to life in a new country – not to mention life in a new school. Can Lord Ganesh help her?
Reading Age: 4-6 years
Extent: 32 pages
Book size: 24 x 24 cm
Dragon Dancer (softcover): 978-0-9932253-2-1
The Ammuchi Puchi (softcover): 978-1-911373-02-5
Phoenix Song (softcover): 978-0-9932253-4-5
The Jasmine Sneeze (softcover): 978-0-9932253-8-3
Looking for Lord Ganesh (softcover): 978-0-9932253-6-9
Love these books - a diverse collection fundamental to education the next generation!