Author Archives: sbarrouillet

BEARING WITNESS

Written by Vinita Ramani and illustrated by Griselda Gabriele

Suffering from postpartum depression after the birth of her first child, a 42-year-old musters up the courage to try for another baby. After two trimesters, she discovers that her baby has passed away in the womb. A moving memoir of a woman’s experience with pregnancy loss and her journey towards acceptance.

Paperback  / 148 x 210 mm / 52 pages / Difference Engine

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WORLD APART: A CONVERSATION ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH

Written by Wayne Rée and illustrated by Nurjannah Suhaimi

It’s been a while since you caught up with Charissa. You finally – finally! – find the time to meet your friend for coffee, but after the usual pleasantries, she opens up to you. She’s been diagnosed with depression.

Paperback  / 148 x 210 mm / 40 pages / Difference Engine

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A DRIP. A DROP. A DELUGE: A PERIOD TRAGICOMEDY

Written and Illustrated by Andeasyand

This book takes us on a journey through the eyes (and wombs) of six different women and how they – and the people around them – experience their monthly cycles. Menstruation is an intimately personal yet shared experience that can sometimes be hard to talk about candidly.

Paperback  / 148 x 210 mm / 40 pages / Difference Engine

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THE MARKERS CLUB: STARTING UP!

Written by Reimena Yee and illustrated by Tintin Pantoja

Childhood friends Aqilah and Yong Qiang have lost touch over the years. When they are unexpectedly reunited in Pangolin Secondary School, they discover that things are very different, and life seems a lot more uncertain than it once was.

Paperback / 154 x 230 mm / 130 pages / Difference Engine

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THE MAKERS CLUB: GAME ON!

Written by Reimena Yee and illustrated by Tintin Pantoja

Timid artist Nadia is in awe of her new teammate. Priya’s a gamer, and knows how to code — so this environmental video game they’re building should definitely win the top prize at their School Science Fair? But Nadia and Priya soon discover that there’s a lot more to making a game than coding and sprites. Will the girls be able to overcome their differences?

Reimena Yee is  an Eisner- and McDuffie- norminated author / illustrator. Tintin Pantoja’s works include UNPLUGGED AND UNPOPULAR with writer  Mat Heagerty.

Paperback  / 154 x 230 mm / 130 pages / Difference Engine

AMAZING ASH & SUPER HERO AH MA #2

Written by Melanie Lee & Arif Rafhan and illustrated by Jocelyn Wijaya

As Team ASH grows in number, Ash juggles being a responsible superhero, a supportive grandchild and a kind friend. Meanwhile, is Ah Ma’s dementia getting worse? How will the team cope with a new nemesis and the strange developments happening in town?

Paperback / 148 x 210 mm / 208 pages / Difference Engine

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AMAZING ASH & SUPERHERO AH MA

Written by Melanie Lee & Arif Rafhan and illustrated by Jocelyn Wijaya

Eleven-year-old Ash doesn’t have much to look forward to: math’s tests, a naggy Mum, and an Ah Ma who doesn’t know much about her. That is, until she discovers that Ah Ma is a superhero! The best part is, Ash discovers that she has superpowers too! Growing up and growing old is never easy especially when secrets and superpowers are added to the mix.

Paperback  / 148 x 210 mm / 208 pages / Difference Engine

FAREWELL TOUR OF A TERMINAL OPTIMIST

Written and Illustrated by John Young

Terminally ill Connor Lambert sets off on a crazy road trip. A fresh and bold debut novel full of heart, guts and raw emotion. Combining the authenticity of John Green with the energy of Irvine Welsh, this debut will have teens hooked. Winner of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize 2019 and Longlisted for the Branford Boase Award.

Paperback / 198 x 130 / 288pp / Floris Books

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THORFINN THE NICEST VIKING SERIES

Written by David MacPhail and illustrated by Richard Morgan

Thorfinn the Nicest Viking is a funny, illustrated, action-packed series for young readers set in a world where manners mean nothing, and politeness is pointless! In the first book, Thorfinn’s dad, the rough tough village chief, decides it’s time for Thorfinn to earn his gruesome Viking name.

Paperback / 197 x 158 mm / 152 pages / Floris Books

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