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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
25–28 May 2023

Join Evelyn Wong, author of the Just a Little Mynah series and Norlin Samat, author of the Ally’s Adventures series for two stories PLUS that take place in the lush greenery of our garden city. In this inaugural collaboration between the two writers, children will be the first to find out how an unlikely friendship develops between a friendly little bird and a shy cat. 

Get ready for adventure in multilingual Singapore in this interactive session.

Language: English, with some Chinese, Malay and Tamil.

Reading Storytelling

Evelyn Wong

Evelyn Wong (Singapore)

Evelyn is a children’s author who has been involved in AFCC since its first festival in 2010, curating publications, programmes and partnerships. Drawing on her years of experience as researcher and educator advocating decent work and an inclusive society, she is writing and sharing stories to spark children’s imagination with hope for real and sustainable change. 

Norlin Samat

Norlin Samat (Singapore)

Norlin penulis buku bersiri dwibahasa Pengembaraan Ally. Dia seorang bekas guru sekolah rendah yang mempunyai Diploma Pasca Siswazah dalam Pendidikan dan MA dalam Kajian Bahasa. Sebagai seorang pendidik yang bersemangat, Norlin menyediakan pelbagai program pendidikan yang ditujukan kepada kanak-kanak, ibu bapa, dan pendidik bagi pelbagai institusi di Singapura. Selain itu, beliau juga menulis dan membantu penulis lain dalam mengkonseptualisasikan serta menerbitkan buku kanak-kanak.

Norlin is the author of the bilingual Ally's Adventures book series. She is an ex-primary school teacher with a Post-graduate Diploma in Education and an MA in Language Studies. A passionate educator, Norlin provides various institutions in Singapore with educational programmes targeted at young children, parents and educators. She writes and helps other writers conceptualise and publish their children’s books. 



Programme dates and times are subject to change.