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Title The Magic Paintbrush  
ISBN 9789814771740
Imprint Marshall Cavendish Editions
Written by Brian Seward and illustrated by Francis Chua
Specifications 234 x 180mm / 60pp / paperback
Publication Date Nov-2016
Target Audience Children (ages 3-14), general
Price (SGD) SGD 14.95
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About the Book

The Magic Paintbrush tells the story of Tony Lee, a 10-year-old boy who craves a little relief from hours of studying. Tony is tired and needs a short break. Now, who better to grant it than a magic paintbrush?  

Share in this uplifting tale of a big-hearted boy who outsmarted an evil Emperor and his dim-witted foot soldiers with his ability to think quickly. Set in ancient China, The Magic Paintbrush teaches important lessons about friendship, the dangers of abusing power, and the value of creativity. 

It’s a colouring book too! This isn’t just a story book. Young readers will be able to fill in the colours in this beautifully illustrated book.

About the Author

Since 1999, Brian has directed, written and produced on average four professional productions a year as Artistic Director and founder of  I Theatre; including Singapore’s first full-length puppet and live action musical, The Magic Paintbrush. The Asian-themed Dancing with Dragons played to rave reviews at the Edinburgh Festival 2004, followed by The Rainbow Fish and Under the Dragon Moon in 2007. His first children’s book, The Magic Paintbrush, was published by Marshall Cavendish International in May 2004.
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