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Makan Mischief

Little Mynah loves to help, so when her friends Jen and Jay are bored eating the same old noodle dish at the hawker centre, she comes up with a makan surprise for everyone!


​This is the second multilingual picture book in a series that introduces preschoolers and lower primary school kids to the diverse languages and cultures of Singapore. And yummy food!

In English, with dialogue in English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil.


Listen to useful everyday words and phrases spoken by Little Mynah and her friends, and enjoy games and other activities by scanning the QR code inside the book.



Available in major Singapore bookstores, and online at Epigram Books and Closetful of BooksAlso available as an e-book.                                                  

A lively reading of an excerpt from the book

Special thanks to Averlynn Wong and her dad.

And a big thank you to artist Dhanendra Poedjono for creating the puppets.

A Multilingual Foodscapade at the Hawker Centre (Part 1)

Learn how to order your favourite local dishes in our local languages the next

time you drop by a hawker centre for a bite! Join author Evelyn Sue Wong

and 9-year-old Averlynn Wong as they visit Maxwell Food Centre and chat with

the hawkers.  Find out more about Singapore's multicultural hawker heritage in 'Activities Makan Mischief page: Meet Our Hawkers and Yummy Food.

A Multilingual Foodscapade at the Hawker Centre (Part 2)

Did you know there are over 110 hawker centres in Singapore? Find out more

about our hawker culture as Evelyn and Dhandendra Poedjono, illustrator of

the Little Mynah series, talk about the local dishes featured in Makan Mischief, 

and Dhanendra reveals his favourite hawker food! 


For downloadable Makan Mischief colouring sheets, games and more, head here.

Written by: Evelyn Sue Wong

Illustrated by: Dhanendra Poedjono

Published by: Epigram Books, June 2021

ISBN  978-981-49-0172-7 (paperback)

ISBN  978-981-49-0173-4 (ebook)

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