About the Book
When Abbie Rose’s father hands her a magic suitcase, the four-year takes off on a wonderful journey of discovery. Come join the four-year old as she learns all about the panda from her dad. Then travel magically with her to the mountains where pandas live. Abbie Rose and her best friend Billy come face to face with a panda, who comes to the rescue to save his new friend.
About the Series
Abbie Rose and the Magic Suitcase series of books is targeted at children aged between 3 and 8 years old. Ideal for parents to read to their kids or for emerging readers to develop a love for reading, Abbie Rose travels to faraway places and goes on many adventures with her best friend Billy through the help of a magic suitcase. The series will expose readers and listeners to new destinations and environmental themes and will expand their imagination and creativity and knowledge and understanding of the world around them.
About the Author & Illustrator
Neil Humphreys is Singapore’s best-selling author. His latest title, Return to a Sexy Island: Notes from a New Singapore, is a No.1 national best-seller and one of the most popular books of the year. His earlier works on Singapore - Notes from an Even Smaller Island (2001), Scribbles from the Same Island (2003), and Final Notes from a Great Island: A Farewell Tour of Singapore (2006), and the omnibus Complete Notes from Singapore (2007) – are among the best-selling titles in the past decade. His fifth book, Be My Baby, (2008) chronicled his journey to parenthood and was his first international best-seller and he penned novels – Match Fixer (2010) and Premier Leech (2011) – to critical acclaim in the UK. He has written extensively for The Straits Times, TODAY, The New Paper, Men’s Health and Young Parents. A devoted father, he hopes to give children brighter, funnier books to read.
Cheng Puay Koon picked up a brush and painted faces and costumes from Chinese opera when she was only 10. Today, she is an international best-selling author and one of Singapore’s most in-demand illustrators. A national No.1 best-seller in both Singapore and Malaysia, her quirky illustrations in The Difference Between Malaysians and Singaporeans captured her engaging and popular style. After working at The Straits Times and The New Paper, she designed and art-directed TODAY newspaper. Her award-winning illustrations have featured in diverse local and international publications including The Reader’s Digest, Revolution, Harper’s Bazaar, Seventeen, PhotoYou, Young Parents, Young Families and Painter. Her versatile styles have also won her projects with The Economist, Reuters, Resorts World, HBO Asia and McCann and have appeared on several best-selling book covers, including Conversations with Lee Kuan Yew. The dedicated mother of two girls just wants her illustrations to make children smile.