Kampung Boy ‘excellent’: Reading Time


'Delightful ... witty ... endearing ... excellent'

Lat’s Kampung Boy is also reviewed in the current edition of Reading Time, the Children’s Book Council of Australia‘s official journal. Here’s an excerpt:

Kampung Boy is an informative and eadearing graphic novel, giving a delightful account of the life of Mat, a Muslim boy growing up in rural Malaysia in the 1950s. Accompanied by witty, expressive cartoons, the book gives a unique perspective on the culture of the time in a lighthearted way … could be used as part of Asian cultural studies and as an excellent example of cartooning.

The review goes on to remind readers about the extensive teachers’ notes we produce for all our kids’ books, which you can find here. They’re useful for parents too.

Advertisements

Leave a Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s