Big Tree in a Small Pot


Winner of 2019 Singapore Books Awards Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title

Privileged, sensitive and smart, Eric Teo learns by accident that he has a Peranakan grandmother – a woman with a dark past who isn’t allowed to see him. Curiosity, together with simmering tensions at home, drives him to go on a search for her to unearth the truth.

Rajah – thoughtful, unflappable and visually impaired – lives modestly with his music-loving family, who do their best to help him live a normal life.

When the two boys meet, each brings with him something the other must learn, and a friendship is forged that will change them both. Then, a tragic event occurs, and their newfound bond is put to the test. Set in modern-day Singapore, Big Tree in a Small Pot explores the meanings of friendship, family, loss and the values we live by.

ISBN: 9789814779753
Cover Type: Softcover
Page Count: 136
Year Published: 2018
Language: English

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