Grimms’ Fairy Tales in Singlish: Ten Chewren’s and Household Tales

November 25, 2021

Written by the Brothers Grimm

Translated into Singlish by Gwee Li Sui

Illustrated by Nils Graf Stenbock-Fermor

Published by Edition Tintenfaß, 2021

From Back Cover:

  1. The Katak King, or Lao Henry
  2. Hansel and Gretel
  3. The Fisherman and His Sayang
  4. Leeter Red Tudung
  5. The Bremen Local Musicians
  6. The Magic Table, the Keem-Keem Donkey, and the Tongkat in the Sack
  7. Leeter Thorny Rose
  8. Leeter Snow White-White
  9. Rumpelstiltskin
  10. Heng Hans

From “The Katak King, or Lao Henry”:

LAST TIME when wishing still got power, got a king whose girl-girls all very the chio. But the youngest one was so chio until the sun, which oredi got see so much, was stunned to shine on her face. Near the king’s castle got a big, dark forest. In the forest, under a lao linden tree, got a well. When the day sibeh hot, the king’s anak went out into the forest and sat beside the cool well. When she felt sian, she took a keem-keem bola and threw it up high-high and caught it. The bola was the masak she suka most.

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