Children Programmes

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Hello SingLit! Pop-Up Book Fair

Come and celebrate SingLit with us at Hello SingLit! There’s a whole slew of SingLit books and events waiting just for everyone, young and old!

8 – 10 March, 10am – 7pm; 9 March, 11am – 12pm: Meet the Author and Illustrator of Candy and Friends; 9 March, 3pm – 4pm: Meet the Author: Neil Humphreys; 10 March, 4pm – 6pm: Sherlock Sam Party

FORUM The Shopping Mall

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C.L.A.P! Cerita, Lagu, Aktiviti, Perkusi

Listen to a story, learn a song and play a percussion instrument to create accompanying rhythmic beats. This programme has everything for kids and will be conducted in Malay.

8 March, 2.30pm – 4.30pm

Little Arts Academy

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Dare You Dino

Authors Andy Chua (Fossil Finders series) and Amon Chua (Ryan & Rex series) share their love for dinosaurs, talk about the inspiration behind their books and more.

9 March, 11am – 12.30pm

Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

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Gajah Untuk Adil (An Elephant For Adil)

Join celebrity author Rilla Melati Bahri in a fun-filled bilingual storytelling session with Singapore’s most loved Malay boy – Adil! Specially for little ones aged 4-8 years old, mummies and daddies can join in the fun through songs, games and language activities. So come and spend the day with Adil in a parent-and-child storytelling experience like no other! This is an English-Malay bilingual programme.

10 March, 11am – 12.30pm

Into The Woods

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新加坡绘本嘉年华 (Singapore Picture Books Carnival)

A first in Singapore, this carnival brings together Singapore’s children books authors under one roof with author talks, storytelling as well as arts and craft sessions. This programme is in Mandarin.

9 March, 1pm – 6pm

Bras Basah Complex

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Storytelling cum Book Sale

Come join us for a storytelling session and a sale of pre-loved children’s books! Get a free copy for every book purchased.

9 March, 2pm – 4pm

Dignity Mama Stall @ Ng Teng Fong General Hospital

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Shaping ‘Oops Odelia’

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon starting with an interactive storytelling session with Oops Odelia’s MY Birthday Cake and followed by a hands-on pancake making session facilitated by Sann Choo, the book’s illustrator.

9 March, 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Slappy Cakes @ The Grandstand

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跟着乐乐和佳佳游新加坡 (Visit Singapore With Timmy & Tammy)

Join us for a storytelling session followed by a tour to the food court (Session 1) or the library (Session 2)! This programme is in Mandarin.

10 March, 2pm – 3.30pm, 4pm – 5.30pm

Bras Basah Complex

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Rewriting Asian Myths and Legends

In this fun-filled workshop, children's writer Xie Shi Min will talk you through how to re-write myths to make your own story.

10 March, 3pm – 6pm

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Pisang Popular — A Malay Pop Up Theatre Performance For Pre-Schoolers

Catch the pop-up play of Pisang Popular and interact with life-sized characters to find out what Pisang Tanduk wants to be when he grows up. The performance will be in Malay.

15 March, Show 1: 10am – 10.45am Show 2: 11am – 11.45am Show 3: 1pm – 1.45pm Show 4: 2pm – 2.45pm Show 5: 3pm – 3.45pm

Kaw Kaw SG Restaurant

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SingLit 好自然 (Celebrating SingLit with Nature)

Surrounded by nature, “SingLit 好自然” (“Celebrating SingLit with Nature”) aims to instil an appreciation for SingLit using interesting and creative ways to raise awareness for Singapore literary works and authors. This programme is in Mandarin.

16 March, Book Fair: 9am – 12pm Children poetry and sketching: 9.30am – 11.30am Interactive storytelling: 9am – 11.30am Poetry and Sketching: 9am – 11.30am

Bollywood Veggies

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Peraduan Pentas Cilik- Kembara Cerita Singapura (Mighty Tellers Competition – Venturing SG Tales)

Calling students and aspiring parent-and-child storytellers! Come and show your support for SingLit by dramatising your favourite local Malay children’s storybook.

16 March, 10.30am – 2.30pm

Tampines Regional Library

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Creating A Fictional Universe

How do fantasy authors create characters and the universes they live in? Where does their inspiration come from? Join author and artist David Liew in a hands-on miniature house crafting session.

16 March, 10.30am – 1.30pm

*SCAPE Arena

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LITTLE SingLit Puppet Theatre

The LITTLE SingLit Puppet Theatre is back to delight and astound you. Adapted from home-grown children’s SingLit, our puppet show will offer lots of fun to the audience.

16 & 17 March, 11am – 12pm, 3pm – 4pm (both days)

Woods in the Books

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Stories Alive! Menghidupkan Cerita Dwibahasa untuk Kanak- Kanak (Stories Alive! Making bilingual stories come alive for children)

Stories Alive! aims to bring to life 4 local bilingual English-Malay story books through interactive roleplaying and story stations. This programme is in Malay and English.

16 March, 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Wisma Geylang Serai

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Warna-Warni Di Taman (Colours In The Garden)

Stories and art combine in this interactive storytelling session, which follows a group of small creatures living in the garden. Suitable for children age 5 to 8. This session is in Malay.

17 March, 10am – 12pm

Wisma Geylang Serai

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我爱阅读嘉年华 (I Love SingLit Carnival)

Buy and Read SingLit Chinese books created by our local writers and illustrators.

17 March, Session 1: 10am – 12.30pm Session 2: 2pm – 5pm

National Library Building

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SUPACROSS – Singapore’s 1st World of Supaheroes Universe

Get up close & personal with Jerry Hinds and get to know Singapore's first extensive superhero comic book series.

17 March, Session 1: 11am – 12.30pm Session 2: 2pm – 3.30pm Session 3: 5pm – 6.30pm

Jurong West Public Library

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Armour x Author Meet & Greet

Meet the authors of The Boys Who Talks in Bits and Bobs and Murphy, See How You Shine! – Eva Wong and Chen Wei Teng and join them at a fun-filled storytelling session and activities for parent-and-child pairs.

9 March, 2pm – 3.30pm

Times Waterway Point