- About the Author & Illustrator
🎁Recommended for ages 3 and above
Available in all four languages
Basmi the dragon has always dreamt of becoming a great dragon warrior. Now it looks like his dream might come true, as a great dragon warrior is living in the cave right by him. Oh, the things he could learn from this great dragon warrior! But Basmi learns an unexpected lesson from this dragon warrior when he finally reveals himself.
Ng Swee San has written children's books (The Dragon Warrior, Ya-ya the Double-decker bus), as well as scripts for prime-time TV shows such as The Pupil (two seasons), Code of Law (the first three seasons) and Tanglin. Her other writing credits include docu-dramas Dining with Death, In Cold Blood and children’s shows Kids United, Whoopie 2 and Totally Totto.
Her first feature film screenplay, Funeral Ties, was awarded the second prize at the MDA National Scriptwriting Competition 2003 (Feature Film category). She has also been awarded three feature film scriptwriting grants by the Singapore Film Commission. Her first full-length play, Marriage of Inconvenience, was staged by Theatreworks in 2004. Her subsequent plays include Sangkuriang (an adaptation of an Indonesian folktale) and Bond-age (part of the OCBC Singapore Theatre Festival 2009).
Wen Dee Tan is an illustrator and graduate of the Cambridge School of Arts. In 2013, she won third prize in the Macmillan Prize, which is an award established by Macmillan Children’s Books to encourage and support new work from young illustrators in UK schools.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 32
Year Published: 2015
Size: 210mm x 260mm