Upper Primary library

From the Belly of the Carp

The 1995 Singapore Literature Prize winner gets a different treatment as author Roger Jenkins shares some of the poetic monologues accompanied by illustrations drawn by artist Bidd...

SWE605 – Senggutru

This story of   adventure and filial  piety  from Indonesia, features a brave and hard working young girl, her loving mother and a fearsome giant.  Will Senguttru and her mother ov...

SWE604 – Rajah Suran

This story,  which had been recrafted from the Sejarah Malayu (Malay Annals), takes in a wide sweep of Asia. From India, to Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Indonesi...

817JRA – Thookanaang Kuruvi Eppadi Than Kootai Kattiyathu (How the Weaver Bird Built its Nest) with Jeeva Raghunath

Home is a comfortable living space. We complain when it’s not comfortable. Here the female weaver birds refuse to stay in their badly made nests by the male weaver birds. How the m...

RJE455 Pithyas and Damon: a legendary friendship

This legend from ancient Greece tells the story of two friends on holiday. Pithyas gets into trouble and faces the death penalty. He accepts his punishment but asks the King that h...