Universe of Feelings
- About the Author
Nobody seems to understand 6-year-old Darryl, until one day, a mysterious new friend - Blob - visits from space and they form and instant connection. How will this chance encounter change Darryl's way of expressing himself as he travels with Blob through the Universe of Feelings?
Quek Hong Shin is a freelance illustrator who has illustrated several picture books including The Amazing Sarong, The Incredible Basket, The Brilliant Oil Lamp, Inuka, Lolly’s Secret and the Ahoy, Navy! series for the Republic of Singapore Navy’s fiftieth anniversary. The Amazing Sarong—the first book he wrote and illustrated—was shortlisted for Best Children’s Title at the 2016 Singapore Book Awards, and the 2018 Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award. The Incredible Basket won the 2019 Singapore Book Awards for Best Children’s Picture Book. Hong Shin conducts workshops for primary-school children and is an advocate for Superhero Me, an inclusive arts movement for children with special needs. He promotes local culture to the young through his works and storytelling.