In the same series as the popular Filipino ChildrenÆs Favorite Stories and Balinese ChildrenÆs Favorite Stories, this book contains a collection of well-loved myths and tales from Singapore. Comprising 11 stories that have been told by mothers to children over the centuries, they cover classic childhood themes. The stories offer insight into SingaporeÆs multicultural past and present, as well as itÆs colonial roots. The famous story of the tiger under the billiard table at the Raffles Hotel is retold, as is the myth of how the name Singapore (Lion City) came about. Magical princesses, mermaids, tigers, pirates and buffalos compete for every childÆs attention. Retold by Diane Taylor with an international audience in mind and illustrated with whimsical watercolors by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard, Singapore ChildrenÆs Favorite Stories will enchant six-to-ten year-old readers from all over the world.
Childrens-Books, Literature-Fiction, Historical-Fiction,