- Publisher :Picture Book Art
- ISBN :9789675250835
- Author :Awang Fadilah
- Illustrator :Awang Fadilah
- Language :English and Bahasa Malaysia
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The gambus or the lute is a traditional musical instrument played in East Malaysia. Dang Sitra was a talented lute player with a beautiful voice. One day, she was selected to represent her village in a lute playing competition. Until then, no woman had ever been selected. Dang Sitra was nervous. How would she perform in the competition? Bilingual - English and Bahasa Malaysia
AWANG FADILAH comes from Sabah, East Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. He started illustrating children’s picture books after attending a workshop organised by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) in the late 90s. Since then he has had several picture books published by DBP. He has also participated in several exhibitions in Sabah. At the international level, his illustrations have been exhibited at the National Diet Library, International Library of Children’s Literature, Tokyo. He won the runner-up prize for ‘Land Below the Wind’ in the Noma Concours for Picture Book Illustrations organised by the Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO in Tokyo. Awang lives in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah with his family.