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[Asia's Lost Legends] Suho: The Creation of the Horse-head Fiddle


SKU: 9789814785525

Catherine Khoo
Illustrated by Jayne Ong 

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In this latest instalment of the popular picture book series, Asia's Lost Legends, the story travels to the steppes of Mongolia, where lives a young fiddle player named Suho and his beloved horse, Khuur. The two friends are inseparable until a cruel king tries to tear them apart. But the bond between Suho and Khuur is so strong that it cannot be broken. Instead, it inspires the creation of Mongolia’s national instrument.

About the Author
Veteran author, editor and publisher, Catherine Khoo is the founder and director of Janus Education, Singapore’s first boutique publisher of imprints for under-18s, by under-18s. She was editor-in-chief of Asia 21, the only Asian publication selected by the Ministry of Education as essential reading for their Humanities syllabus. Catherine is also the creator behind the bestselling Savvy series – Singapore Savvy: 50 Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow and Malaysia Savvy: Top Profiles in Management; and Love Notes and Golden Legends, a collection of legends from around the world; and, of course, Asia’s Lost Legends.

About the Illustrator
Based in Singapore, Jayne Ong dabbles in a wide range of art, from digital design and infographics to children's book illustrations. Her works explore cultural themes, and she uses vibrant colours to create different perspectives that inspire the imagination. Apart from them being used by organisations such as the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language, the National Arts Council and the National Library Board; Jayne's works have also been featured in programmes such as the 2017 Noise X BOD: 52 Tales Mentorship Programme. A fan of picture books, she is always on the lookout for creative stories that inspire her art.
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ISBN: 9789814785525
210 x 260mm
Pages: 32pp
Published: March 2019

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