A Flower Named Princess
Our very first children’s comic book is out!
This is our first children’s book written by a dear student of mine, Shirley Maya Tan, and it certainly won’t be the last! It is beautifully illustrated by Yun Kim Loong and the quality of this book is amazing. You have to see it for yourself!
Not too long ago, I made a remark that we should come up with a series of children’s books… the Education Committee of Kechara House (KHEC), headed by Liaison Ngeow Voon Chin , took the initiative to create their very first book called “A Flower Named Princess”. This book was published by Kechara Media & Publications.
KHEC’s aim is to raise funds for the Manjushri Kids Class. I am very very happy and proud of the team who have done such a wonderful job to get this book out. KHEC has never created any books before so to produce a children’s comic book of such high quality is amazing! I am very proud of each and every one of them.
The story line is good. It teaches children positive values, good lessons in life, it’s entertaining and educational. Children are our future and it is very important that we nurture them from young to be responsible, kind and compassionate adults when they grow up. I noticed after being in Malaysia, how parents really love their children, sometimes a little too much. This book tells a story of a spoilt little girl, named Princess, who has a furious temper that can cause a lot of unhappiness to others around her… and guess what happened to her when she bumped in to a wise old man? To find out, you have to get the book hehe… very entertaining!
The book will be sold by MKC parents for now, but that may change later. There are only 500 copies and it is being sold at a very affordable price of RM12. For those of you who are not in Malaysia, not to worry, you can still get hold of this book if you are quick… Contact Deborah Pereira of Kechara Media & Publications (and cc to Phng Li Kim). They will help you with your enquiries.
Below are some pictures of the book for you to have a sneak preview…
Below is a very nice, sincere letter from the children’s book team, represented by KHEC’s Head Liaison Ngeow Voon Chin…
When someone does something for the first time and they weren’t sure they can or could, please encourage them. Time is too short for self deflating thoughts. Just go and do it. I am very proud of Shirley Maya Tan for this book…it’s wonderful. Aren’t you happy for her? Let her know here…I want more stories…don’t you?
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