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Jack Is Curious: Can I Hit Back at a Bully? (Book 3)


SKU: 9789814845106

“Jai loved it the first time I read to him. He saw himself (only child, loves trains and TV) and asked me to read Will I Grow Old? the second night because he loves tickles too! A beautiful bonding bedtime story.”
—Bao Poh Yin Eng, co-founder of Lagom Kids

🎁Recommended for ages 3 and above

Linda Locke
Illustrated by Chloe Chang

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This charming series views the world from the inquisitive eye of a child; each book addresses a question that could stump many parents. A perfect series for bedtime reading.

Jack is a cheeky and curious boy who loves to play with his best friend Zac. One day while at the playground with Zac, three bullies steal their football and call them mean names. During taekwondo practice, Jack asks, "Can I use taekwondo to hit back at the bullies?" His taekwondo teacher says no, but Mama has an idea...

About the Author
Linda Locke is a former advertising executive and the co-author of Agnes and Her Amazing Orchid, a picture book about the creator of the Vanda Miss Joaquim. Linda was previously a chief executive and creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, and chairman and regional creative director of Leo Burnett Advertising, and has more than 300 creative awards to her name. She later started her own consultancy, Godmother Pte Ltd, and held several key positions at Club21. She now serves on the board of two companies.

About the Illustrator
Chloe Chang is an illustrator and animator based in Singapore. She graduated in 2016 with a bachelor of fine arts in digital animation from Nanyang Technological University. Chloe is currently working as an animator for PaperplaneCo and illustrates children's books in her free time. Will I Grow Old? and Why Do People Cry When They're Happy? are her first published picture books in the Jack Is Curious series.

“Very fresh and very personal. A mother sharing secrets with her sonand with the reader at the same time.”
—James Lee, author of the bestselling Mr Midnight and Mr Mystery series

ISBN: 9789814845106
Format: Paperback
Size: 200mm x 200mm
Pages: 28pp
Published: May 2019

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