The Hyena and the Monster by
  

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The Hyena and the Monster by

The trees in the jungle havemysteriously disappeared! Does the legendary monster really exist? Four Tooth thehyena rushes to warn his friends, but they do not believe him. He then decidesto teach them a lesson. Just when he thinks his plan worked, Four Tooth findshimself in danger! Will his friends help him or is this the end of Four Tooth? Inspired by the Chinese idiom, (hu jia hu wei) which is often usedto describe people who bully others by boasting of their powerful connections, The Hyena and the Monster gives interestingtwist to this idiom, and teaches young readers essential lessons aboutfriendship. This entertaining story, filled with wit and humour, will enthralreaders 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 and masterful, andoften imbued with a light touch of humour. He is the illustrator of Dragon's Egg (2012) byaward-winning author, Carolyn Goodwin. He is also the author and illustrator ofthe much-loved children's book, Lost inthe Gardens (2015), the first in a series of books on Singapore'sattractions.

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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

9789814721691


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