The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh
Author: Frederick Lipp
Illustrator: Ronald Himler
This picture book is ﬁlled with symbols as it tells of Ary, a young girl’s longing to have the best for her family. The birds symbolise this hope, as they are believed to help dreams be fulﬁlled by carrying wishes to the sky. Ary is a symbol of determination and strong will, as she holds on to her heart’s hopes.
Publisher: Holiday House (New York)
National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: English ACL LIP