Dewi : The Day the Earth Shook
Author: Catherine Khoo & Muhd Noh (illustration)
Year of Issue: 2017
Recommended for ages 3 and above
Dewi had a very mean stepmother and a very lazy stepsister. She was blamed for her father's death and was treated badly. But everything changed on the day the earth shook. It was the day houses toppled and trees crashed to the ground. It was the day Dewi found her stepmother and stepsister trapped under the rubble. How could Dewi save them?
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 that has been selected by the Ministry of Education as essential reading for their Humanities syllabus. Catherine is also the creator behind the Savvy series, having published two bestselling books: 'Singapore Savvy: 50 Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow' and 'Malaysia Savvy: Top Profiles in Management'. She is also the author of 'Love Notes and Golden Legends', a collection of legends from around the world, and the 'Asia’s Lost Legends' series.
Muhammad Noh Arjuna (also known as Muhd Noh) is an illustrator with a Diploma in Animation from Nanyang Polytechnic. This is his first illustration for a Children's Picture Book and will probably not be his last! He currently works in an animation and post-production studio. Muhd Noh is keenly interested in art and animation to visualise his imagination and curiosity. He enjoys watching cartoons and collecting picture books. He loves animals and in particular - cats.