Live to Inspire: The Boy Who Talks in Bits and Bobs
Owen is a boy like any other ordinary little boy. He loves to play the ukulele and he loves to sing. But speaking does not come easily to Owen. He speaks in bits and bobs. He finds that anything is possible with love, kindness and patience.
About the Live to Inspire Series
The Live to Inspire series is a collection of stories that encourage children to discover their unique talent and make an impact in the community. Each character, whether based on a real-life figure or fictional, has a distinctive story that will inspire readers to be determined to make a difference and touch lives.
About the Author
Eva Wong Nava is an award-winning children’s book author. She lives between two worlds, always waiting for the next story to come alive. She writes stories to entertain, educate, and enlighten children about their inner worlds and the world around them. Her picture book, The Boy Who Talks in Bits and Bobs, was nominated for the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards in 2019. She has forthcoming picture books waiting to be discovered.
About the Illustrator
Debasmita Dasgupta is a Singapore-based, internationally published, Kirkus Prize-nominated illustrator and graphic novelist. She enjoys drawing both fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults. She has illustrated over 20 picture books, comics and poems. Widely known as an art-for-change advocate, Debasmita tells stories of changemakers from around the world partnering with global non-profits. Her art is exhibited across the globe and featured by more than 40 international media outlets. Her debut independent graphic novel, NADYA, published by Scholastic, is critically acclaimed in many countries.
"The journey the reader will encounter is fun and will have young readers captivated thanks to the illustrations and the fast-paced journey that will have readers using their imagination of where they think the story will go. It is a unique and adorable story that I believe children will not have read before, that is why I already have to recommend this incredible book for young readers!"
—Aimee Ann, Red Headed Book Lover
Cover Type: Softcover
Page Count: 32
Year Published: 2019