About the Book
Four-year old Abbie Rose has a magic suitcase. In this book, she goes on an exciting adventure to the South Pole with her best friend Billy. At the South Pole, which is white and full of snow, she meets a family of Adelie penguins. She picked up a penguin egg and the adventure begins. Abbie Rose and some penguins get separated from the rest of the group and come across a leopard seal that tries to eat them. In the end Billy saves everyone and the penguins are reunited with their family.
About the Series
Abbie Rose and the Magic Suitcase series of books is targeted at children aged between 2 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 eight books have consistently ranked No. 1 on The Straits Times Bestsellers list. His latest title, Return to a Sexy Island: Notes from a New Singapore, was one of the most popular books of 2012. His two novels also received critical acclaim in the UK. 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. Her award-winning illustrations have featured in diverse local and leading advertising agencies and MNCs. The dedicated mother of two girls just wants her illustrations to make children smile.