Planet Picture Book

Phoenix Song

Arohan wants a guitar for his birthday but his parents cannot afford one and he receives a flute instead. He is a talented player and, one day, his gift enables him to summon help for his brothers who have been swallowed up by the bamboo grove...

Puteri Tioman: The Green Turtle

Puteri Tioman is a green turtle returning to Tioman Island off the coast of Malaysia to lay her eggs. This picture book is the story of her life cycle and the dangers she faces at every stage of her journey. I haven’t ventured much into the...

Malaysia

My paternal grandparents were based in Malaysia in the mid-1970s around the time I was born. I don’t remember them talking much about their life there when I was little. But I do remember thinking that Malaysia sounded like an exciting, exotic...