Written by Ovidia Yu
10-year-old Lizhi arrives in Singapore to meet her father's family after he dies in an accident. Aunt Mona, his sister, is rude and strange and does little to make Lizhi feel at home.
Lizhi struggles to make sense of this new place in which her only friend is the young Indonesian maid, Bwe Bwe. Then one day, she discovers a beautiful carved mudskipper in a house that is full of forgotten objects, neglected furniture and locked rooms. What other secrets will Lizhi uncover?
The Mudskipper is a heartwarming story that explores the unusual experience of coming home to a strange place.