A finalist for Best Picture Book,
Just a Little Mynah
Little Mynah wishes she was not so ordinary.
But when her friend, the magnificent Heron, gets into trouble she flies into action and discovers that even ordinary little birds can do extraordinary things.
The heart of this story is about friendship, courage and self-esteem with an underlying theme of environmental conservation.
This is the first multilingual picture book in a series that introduces preschoolers and lower primary school kids to the diverse languages and cultures of Singapore.
In English, with dialogue in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil.
Listen to the useful everyday words and phrases, and enjoy fun activities by scanning the QR code inside the book.
Also available as an e-book.
Watch a dramatic reading of an excerpt from the book
Special thanks to Kaarshini and her mum for this awesome reading.
And a big thank you as well to Dhanendra Poedjono for creating the paper puppets.
Behind the Scenes
Learn more about the inspiration behind this book, and what parents and children alike can look forward to in this 6-min video!
For downloadable Little Mynah colouring sheets, games and more, head here.
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Written by: Evelyn Sue Wong
Illustrated by: Dhanendra Poedjono
Published by: Epigram Books, September 2020