Alak And The Curse Of
Jerangau is a fantasy adventure chapter book written for middle grade
readers in the 8-12 years age group. It is the second title in Alak
The story is written in
simple language with characters and setting that are close to the
readers. It follows Alak, a boy in the same age group from Kuala
In this sequel, the
story goes deeper into the minds of man-eater harimau, the quest for
power and greed.
It follows Alak who met
again with the vindictive harimau kumbang who was introduced in the
first book Alak In The Hinterland. The harimau kumbang wanted to be a
man-eater to gain more power.
The harimau kumbang
wanted to wrest the power of a notorious man-eater harimau from
Along the way, readers
were also introduced to the rich biodiversity of the forest. The
plants and animals were presented with their actual names as they
were known here.
The story exposes young
readers to the global concern of deforestation and the conflict
between human and the wild beasts.