My Extra Special Aunty

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As Hong Kong's first children's book illustrated by migrant domestic workers, My Extra-Special Aunty celebrates the incredible talent and diversity of domestic worker artists, with beautiful scenes and diverse cultural representations from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Indonesia and more.

Told from a child's perspective, My Extra-Special Aunty is a celebration of the migrant domestic workers that many Hong Kong families have at their heart. The story encourages young children, families and aunties to develop mutual empathy, kindness and respect.

My Extra-Special Aunty is a heart-warming tale written by award-winning filmmaker Joanna Bowers, and featuring stunning illustrations by domestic worker artists.

What makes it Extra-Special?

  • A local story, written in English and Traditional Chinese.

  • Features characters and scenes that are unique to Hong Kong families and their aunties.

  • Multiple artistic techniques used, including hand illustrations, painting and textiles.

  • Encourages young children, their families and aunties to develop healthy relationships.

All proceeds from book sales will be donated to local charities supporting Extra-Special Aunties, Enrich HK and Pathfinders Hong Kong

    ISBN : 9789887020707

    BY (AUTHOR): Bowers, Joanna. ILLUSTRATED BY: Cayat, Cristina; Manguerra, Noemi Caballero

    PUBLISHER : Cheeky Monkey Productions Asia Ltd

    PUBLICATION DATE : May 11, 2024


    IMPRINT : Cheeky Monkey Productions

    LANGUAGE : English and Traditional Chinese

    AGE: Children

    PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback 

    PRODUCT CATEGORY: Children’s, Teenage & Educational


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