Orang and Hutan
A tender story about the importance of trees and how all living things are connected, to inspire children to love and protect nature.
Orang and Hutan are the best of friends. Hutan provides Orang with food, shelter and a place to rest. Orang takes good care of Hutan.
But one day, when Orang wakes up, Hutan is gone. What happened to Hutan? What will Orang do now?
This tender story about the importance of trees and how all living things are connected, will inspire children to love and protect nature.
- Beautiful artwork showcasing fascinating Southeast Asian animals and lush forests to inspire a love for nature
- Simple, thought-provoking story for children to learn about the amazing natural world around them
- A fitting platform to discuss nature and the loss of nature due to human activities
- Informs children that all living things depend on their environment to supply them with food, water and shelter, and that we should take care of nature
J.H. Low has always been a passionate artist, illustrator and creator of stories. He holds a BA (Honours) in Fine Arts from the University of Leeds, UK, and a MA in Children’s Books Illustration from the Anglia Ruskin University, UK.
J.H.’s illustrations are spontaneous and masterful, and often imbued with a light touch of humour. He received Honourable Mention for the prestigious McMillan Prize 2009 for his book, There is No Steak Buried Here. The book is now part of a five-book series, Four Tooth and Friends, which has been published in English and Chinese. Another title in the series, The Hyena and the Monster, won the Samsung KidsTime Author’s Award 2016.
Lost in the Gardens and Night in the Gardens is a series by J.H. on Singapore’s attractions. The first title, Lost in the Gardens, was a finalist in the Singapore Book Awards 2016 for Best Children’s Title. J.H. is also the illustrator of Dragon’s Egg (2012) by award-winning author, Carolyn Goodwin.