Jack Is Curious: Why Am I a Lonely Only? (Book 6)
Recommended for ages 3 and above
This charming series views the world from the inquisitive eye of a child; each book addresses a question that could baffle many a parent. A perfect series for bedtime reading.
Jack is a cheery boy who lives on a street of cheerful old houses in sunny Singapore. One day, Jack arrives home from school upset. At first, he won’t say why. ‘What's the matter?’ Mama asks. ‘Why am I alone?’ Jack says. Mama’s replies to this sensitive topic are surprising and warm, and sure to put a smile on any child’s face.
Size: 200mm x 200mm
Published: August 2021 by Epigram Books
‘I love her series. The illustration is very pretty and attractive…The story is very meaningful and it teaches children things we don’t really touch on.’
— Sato, kindergarten teacher at MindChamps @ Raffles Town Club
'The series about jack are our favourite bedtime story books! Wonderfully illustrated, simple stories about the cute and curious Singaporean boy, who is learning about this world with the help of his mom—very inspirational and even educational!'
— Madina, mother of two girls.
About the Author
Linda Locke is a children’s book author. Agnes and Her Amazing Orchid was her first book followed by the Jack Is Curious series. She was previously chief executive and creative director of Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising, and chairman and regional creative director of Leo Burnett Advertising, and has more than 300 creative awards to her name. Linda later started her own consultancy, Godmother Pte Ltd, and held several key positions at Club21, a luxury fashion distributor. She now serves as a board director at Culina Pte Ltd.
About the Illustrator
Chloe Chang is an illustrator and animator based in Singapore. She graduated in 2016, with a bachelor of fine arts in digital animation from Nanyang Technological University. Chloe has worked as an animator for PaperplaneCo and is a full-time illustrator. She has illustrated several children’s books for local and international publishers, and her work has been shown in Singapore and Melbourne.