Aku is a Polar Bear from the Arctic Circle.
Aku can’t read.
Kamu is a Koala Bear from Australia.
Kamu can’t count.
Through their misadventures, they both end up miles away from their respective homes and their families. They are both lost in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.
The characters appear in a series of storybooks, aimed at KS1 and KS2 pupils, which incorporate key aspects of the Every Child Matters framework:
* Be Healthy
* Stay safe
* Enjoy and achieve
* Make a positive contribution
* Achieve economic wellbeing