- About the Author & Illustrator
Winner of the Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award 2022
Selected for the prestigious 2021 White Ravens catalogue of international book recommendations, compiled by the International Youth Library.
🎁 Recommended for ages 3 and above
A boy takes a journey of self-discovery and challenges the status quo.
With the help of his faithful friends, a young boy tries to escape from a society that has everything mapped out for him, only to be met by gatekeepers on the way. Can he succeed to find a place where he can be himself?
A crossover picture book like no other, Lemonade Sky makes readers of all ages think big about what it means to be truly free.
“A wonderfully illustrated book with a philosophical story that makes every one of us reflect and ponder. A true masterpiece.”
—Molby Low, CEO, WAWA PICTURES, Singapore
“While simple in its concept, Lemonade Sky is that rare children’s book whose images will stay with you long after you flip past the last page.”
"Lemonade Sky delivers highly personal themes that can be experienced and enjoyed on many levels and will reward frequent returns to its powerfully-arresting, thought-provoking pages.”
—Martin Salisbury, Professor of Illustration Cambridge School of Art
“J. H. Low’s amazing illustrations captivated me throughout the whole book with its rich colours, bold style and details. I would buy this book because it’s a real piece of art!”
—Lee Kow Fong, aka Ah Guo, Author and Illustrator of The Search, winner of Best Children’s Title, Singapore Books Award 2016
J.H. Low is an art educator, artist and creator of children’s picture books. He has a BA in Fine Art from the University of Leeds, a MA in Children’s Book Illustration from the Anglia Ruskin University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Art. His book, There is No Steak Buried Here garnered a Highly Commended at the McMillan Prize 2009. This story was subsequently developed into the series, Four Tooth and Friends, and has been published in three different languages: Chinese (under the name Ye Zi), English and Vietnamese. His other book, Night in the Garden, featuring Singapore’s very own Gardens by the Bay, was on the shortlist for the Asian Children’s Book Award 2017. In 2019, he also won the first runner-up of the Scholastic Picture Book Award with his submission Orang & Hutan.
Cover Type: Paperback
Page Count: 44
Size: 210mm x 260mm