More demand for mother tongue language picture books with local flavour for pre-schoolers

A collection of mother tongue storybooks at PCF Sparkletots @ Tampines Central Blk 868A. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
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SINGAPORE - Local picture books for young children in their mother tongue language have surfaced in the market in recent years, with local authors hoping to encourage reading beyond the English language from an early age.

The unique thing about these books is that they are set in the local context, with language and scenes that are familiar to pre-schoolers.

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