The Incredible Basket
Written and Illustrated by Quek Hong Shin
In this sequel to The Amazing Sarong, a beautiful Chinese wedding basket is used in myriad ways. Xiaoming delivers a batch of ang ku kueh with the basket, then fashions it into a prop for a lion dance. When the sun beats down on him, he repurposes the basket's cover as a hat! At home in a second-floor shophouse, the basket is attached to a rope to pass a comic book and a bowl of noodles. Oh, how creative of Xiaoming!
Woods in the Books recommendation:
In this second book, Xiaoming and his friends return to historical Singapore for childhood fun and games, transforming everyday things into more with a touch of the imagination.