In the same series as the popular Filipino ChildrenÃ†s Favorite Stories and Balinese ChildrenÃ†s 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 SingaporeÃ†s multicultural past and present, as well as itÃ†s 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 childÃ†s attention. Retold by Diane Taylor with an international audience in mind and illustrated with whimsical watercolors by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard, Singapore ChildrenÃ†s Favorite Stories will enchant six-to-ten year-old readers from all over the world.