Dragons in Chinatown (Chinese New Year in Singapore)
- About the Author & Illustrator
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Follow one little girl as she and her family enjoy all the festivities around Chinese New Year in Singapore. From decorating the home and making pineapple tarts to receiving angbao and watching a dragon catch a pearl—there is so much fun to be had.
A charming story with warm and vibrant illustrations that reminds us of the importance of family and family traditions.
Valerie Pereira is a Senior Executive in the Corporate Communications Department at School of the Arts Singapore. She is one of the authors of Go Shanti Go, a picture book she wrote with her sisters to encourage children to dream big. She is also the author of Stars on Orchard Road, a picture book that is part of a series on how children celebrate different religious festivals in Singapore. Dragons in Chinatown is inspired by family traditions.
Kwee Eng Liau is an Early Childhood Educator and a self-taught illustrator. While pursuing a Bachelor degree in Architecture, she found her passion in figure drawing and story making. She enjoys reading picture books with her niece and traveling with her spouse. Dragons in Chinatown is her first picture book.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 32
Year Published: 2022
Size: 260mm x 210mm