Freddy the Dogged Rescuer
- About the Author & Illustrator
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There is a new member in the household! Freddy and his family have adopted Wally, a Singapore Special, from the Home for Paws. While Wally is adjusting to his new home, Freddy receives news that the shelter has been forced to relocate...or shut down. Covid-19 restrictions makes fundraising an extra-challenging task, but the ever eager Freddy rallies friends, both old and new, to help raise awareness for the cause and find the pups a new home.
The story is inspired by real events.
“Heartwarming and inspiring. A delightful read for any dog lover.”
—Darren Lim, author of the Ace Agent Spycat series
A banker by profession and teacher by choice, Swapnil Mishra holds the confluence of enterprise and social goals close to his heart. Swapnil is the founder of a wealth-tech company in Singapore and on a mission to help everyone get access to sound financial advice through the use of innovative technology. He is also an Adjunct Teaching Mentor at the Singapore Management University, working on projects in partnership with Singapore based Social Service Agencies like Aidha, MINDS, WE CARE, Trybe and SHINE. In his free time, Swapnil searches for challenges that help him venture into uncharted territories like running a marathon or hiking the remote Tasmanian marshlands. He plays the bass in a local band and lives in Singapore with his wife, two growing boys and their pet dog Wally. Swapnil previously wrote the middle grade novel, Freddy the Eager Fundraiser, published by Epigram Books. Over a thousand copies of Freddy were recently ordered by MOE to be distributed to Primary 3 and 4 students across Singapore.
Quek Yu Qing is an illustrator and stop-motion animator from Singapore. She received her BFA in Media Art from the School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, in 2021. Yu Qing is excited by sincere, emotive works that engage with and respond to a source material. She loves exploring different illustration styles and finding the one that best embodies her intention, and takes pride in the materiality and imperfections in her stop-motion creations.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 216
Year Published: 2023
Size: 215mm x 140mm