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Mina's Magic Malong
Mina's Magic Malong

Mina's Magic Malong


32 Pages, 9.8 x 8.9

Formats: Paperback Picture Book

Paperback Picture Book, $24.99 (US $24.99) (CA $33.99)

Publication Date: July 2019

ISBN 9789814867245

Rights: US, CA, UK & EUR

Penguin Random House SEA (Jul 2019)

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A heart-warming story of a young girl and her nanny, with a hint of magic and love!Six-year-old Ella is finding it difficult to cope with her nanny, Mina, going home. She tries hard, in her six-year-old way, to stop Mina from leaving. But Mina has to go. A present from Mina forms a magical bond between them. While Mina goes back to tending to her children, her affection and love for Ella flows through the malong.


This heartwarming story is a reminder that migrant women are able to give of themselves… – Dr Theresa W. Devasahayam, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University

Author Biography

Eva Wong Nava is the award-winning author of Open: A Boy's Wayang Adventure, a middle-grade book that encourages people to be compassionate to individuals on the autism spectrum. Her picture book, The Boy Who Talks in Bits and Bobs, shows readers how love and patience can help overcome all odds. She lives between two worlds and is currently based in an island-state not far from the equator. June Ho is the intrepid wandering Booktuber of The No Bull Channel. A motivator and a speaker with a sense of humor, she knows books can change lives. And life, she believes, ought to be loaded with love, laughter, and literature.