The Amazing Sarong
Written and Illustrated by Quek Hong Shin
Isn’t a sarong just a boring big piece of cloth? What can be so amazing about it? Nora and Adi are about to go to the beach when their mother takes off her baby sling and hands it to the two children. They discover that there is more than meets the eye to this seemingly ordinary sarong. Join Nora and Adi as they go on a playful day out and discover what unexpected fun, joy and new encounters the sarong can bring.
Woods in the Books recommendation:
If you’re looking for a book that mixes Singaporean culture with a good dose of childhood wonder, look no further. Deftly weaves casual diversity with a slew of sarong games to play.