Mommy Sayang (Hardcover)
Pixar Animation Studios Artist Showcase
Disney Press, 9781368015905, 48pp.
Publication Date: April 2, 2019
List Price: 16.99*
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In a Malaysian kampung, or village, lives little Aleeya and her dear Mommy sayang. Aleeya and Mommy do everything together, and in Aleeya's dreams, they dance among enormous hibiscus flowers. Aleeya loves to ask Mommy if she will always be by her side. Mommy assures her that she will, Insh'Allah. But one day, Mommy becomes sick. Alone, Aleeya waits for her return, and it's in this moment that Aleeya realizes she can always be by Mommy's side. With a hibiscus flower in hand, Aleeya goes to Mommy's bedside to bring her love and hope. Little by little, Mommy sayang gets better.
About the Author
Rosana Sullivan is a storyboard artist with Pixar Animation Studios, and she's worked on films such as The Good Dinosaur, Coco, and Incredibles 2. She's currentlydirecting her first animated short, Kitbull. Rosie lives in Oakland, California, with her family.