Nisa, a Muslim girl, and Lili, a Chinese-Indonesian, debate over whether lontong Cap Go Meh is the genuine icon of Eid Al-Fitr tradition or Chinese New Year celebration. After sharing the excitement of experiencing each celebration, they end up with a nice solution! A nice story about food acculturation enriched with amazing illustration.
In the fast-paced world where conscience is often swallowed by the daily struggles to survive, one little family maintains their true principle that honesty is the best policy. Though stricken with poverty, Cemara’s family continues to live with gratefulness, kindness, and resilience. Cemara, the main character of this heartwarming novel, is a bright and lovely little girl who’s still in kindergarten. She lives with Abah, the breadwinner of the family, who works as a pedicab driver and a handyman whenever he’s needed.
Bujang doesn’t like moving out, but he has to. The forest he lives in no longer gives him food. Bujang doesn’t mind finding a new place even though he can’t understand why people like to burn forests and take the wood. The only thing he has in mind now is that he is craving for labi-labi! He longs for hunting deer and hog, now that he sees scattered logs everywhere. Will he ever find his favorite foods again?
The Earth is getting older. Air pollution, water pollution, and increasing waste have caused more damages to the Earth. Can we do something to help the Earth? Yes, we can! This book will introduce you to your friends, “Friends of the Earth.” They do many simple and exciting activities that keep and take care of the Earth, for instance by making hanging gardens, waste clearing marsh, garbage banks, and many more. You can also do the same. Little things that you do bring great use. The Earth belongs to all of us. We have to preserve and protect it!
Every animal has its own special stories. This book contains the story of Croco the crocodile with its self-made coffee. There is Betirna the bat and its new friend. There also other stories and more unique facts for you to learn here! - Siuuuut! Gubrak! Krak! (Wheeeez! Crash! Crack!)- Crocoffein - Kopi Persahabatan (Crocoffein – the Friendship Coffee)- Catwalk vs Butterfly-Walk- Hah! Kok Beda!? (What? Why is it diferent?)- Oh Tidak! Ekorku! (Oh, no! My precious tail!)- Hueek! Tidak Enak! (Yuk! It tastes awful!)- Aduh! Perutku! (Ouch! My stomach!)- Kraus! Kraus! (Crunch, crunch)
Children and youth who focus only on increasing their knowledge and developing their skills will not be prepared for a fulfilling life as adults. Life demands more than knowledge and skill. Athletes must respect others or they will be expelled from the game. Business professionals must operate ethically or they may be imprisoned. Parents must model good values for their children to embrace. In addition to knowledge and skill, they need to cultivate good character.
They tell the childhood story of Dahlan Iskan, Indonesia’s former Minister for State-Owned Enterprises. The books contain beautiful illustrations and rhyming texts. The exotic settings in a sugarcane plantation in Java, Indonesia, will open children’s eyes on a land faraway and also teaches about cultural diversity in the world. The series is illustrated by a Singtel Asian Picture Book nominee.