Book Nook: Mother writes picture book from point of view of daughter with Down Syndrome

Ms Ilyana Ali, author of the third book from the I Am Unique series, and Alyssa, her daughter.
Ms Ilyana Ali, author of the third book from the I Am Unique series, and Alyssa, her daughter.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - Nur Alyssa Mohd Azli is a happy 11-year-old who enjoys dancing to songs by K-pop groups from Blackpink to BTS. The loving girl is generous with uplifting words too.

Her mum Ilyana Ali recalls with a laugh: "I had just bathed and dressed up in the morning. Alyssa looked at me and said 'Mummy, you look pretty today.'

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