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A Thief in the Night

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A Thief in the Night by

Chip Ear the leopard invites his two best friends over for a sumptuousmeal of buffalo one day. The friends eat their fill and Chip Ear hangs the leftover meat in his tree. In the middle of the night, the meat is stolen! Red Hairthe lion suspects that Four Tooth the hyena must have taken it, but Chip Earisn't so sure. Based on the Chineseidiom, (liang shang jun zi), which istypically used to refer to a thief, AThief in the Night highlights the importance of being honest and havingself-discipline through the endearing characters and witty narrative. This humorousstory with lively illustrations is suitable for readers of all ages.

About the Author

J.H. Low has always been a passionate artist, illustratorand creator of stories. He holds a BA (Honours) in Fine Arts from theUniversity of Leeds, UK, and a MA in Children's Books Illustration from theAnglia Ruskin University, UK. In 2009, he received Honourable Mention fromthe judges of the MacmillanPrize for Children's Picture Book Illustration for There Is Nothing Buried Here, which wastranslated into Chinese and became his first published book. J.H.'s illustrations are spontaneous andmasterful, and often imbued with a light touch of humour. He is the illustratorof Dragon'sEgg (2012) by award-winning author, Carolyn Goodwin.He is also the author and illustrator of the much-loved children's book, Lost in the Gardens (2015), the first ina series of books on Singapore's attractions.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

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Publisher

Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd

Publication date

15th April 2016

ISBN

9789814721684


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