The Boy Who Talked All Day
Shortlisted for the Book Council Hedwig Anuar Children's Book Award 2022
Suggested for ages 3 and above
There once was a boy who loved to talk all day long. He jibber-jabbered, chitter-chattered, yakker-yakkered and never stopped!
Until one day…something unbelievable happens.
A charming tale in playful rhyme about the importance of paying attention to our surroundings. The witty, imaginative and whimsical illustrations of The Boy Who Talked All Day will enchant and delight both child and parent alike.
Signed copies on request.
Size: 210mm x 260mm
Published: October 2021 by Epigram Books
‘I love the playful rhymes and the lovely illustrations through this lovely picture book, a light and amusing tale!’
— Jaime C @mypreciouzkids
‘A very relatable book to everyone who has a chatterbox at home…’
— Jaime C @mypreciouzkids
‘Utterly delightful, with so many layers of storytelling in the words and pictures, the Boy Who Talked All Day_ is sure to become an evergreen.’
— Eldes Tran, independent editor
‘I’m looking for imaginative storylines to share with my daughter one day. This story and doll are a perfect pair!’
— Robert Gaxiola, expectant father
‘Another great book from Linda Locke, who is focusing all her writing and formidable design skills to deliver amazing reading experiences for kids!’
— Jim Aitchison, author, Cutting Edge Advertising
‘New book added to M’s collection…he couldn’t wait to read it! He immediately grabbed his reading buddy and they enjoyed the book together.’
‘This boy is exactly like my little sister…she can talk all day long and won’t even notice a thing around her. I also liked the rhymes in this book! So easy to read and remember.’
— Zara, 10 years old
About the Author
Linda Locke is a children’s book author. Agnes and Her Amazing Orchid was her first picture book followed by the Jack Is Curious series, which now has six titles. The Boy Who Talked All Day is her first foray into the world of rhyme. 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
Shermaine Cheong is an illustrator based in Singapore. With a background in graphic design and advertising, she began illustrating in 2017, due to her passion for children’s picture books. She launched See You See Me, her own brand of products, featuring her artwork and designs. Her illustrations—a blend of water-soluble colour pencils, wax pastels and digital paintings—are a spontaneous take of little stories in everyday life.