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



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

Watch a fun reading of an excerpt from the book

Coming soon!

A Multilingual Foodscapade at the Hawker Centre (Part 1)

Learn how to order your favourite local dishes in any of 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.


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)