March Storytelling: It Starts with One


Storytelling Session

March Storytelling: It Starts with One

Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar

Times Waterway Point

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Having just moved house, Leyla is worried about not being able to find new friends. At the playground, she meets a girl who has just lost her skipping rope. Leyla offers to make her a new one out of rubber bands, but the rubber bands soon run out. What can she do next? 

Join Leyla in her search as she discovers the beauty of kindness and the secret to making new friends. 


Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar is an award-winning author of seven children’s picture books. Based in Singapore, Nur won the Golden Point Award organised by Arts House Limited for her short stories in 2017, and the inaugural Mastera Prize organised by the Majlis Sastera Asia Tenggara in 2019 for poetry translation. Her short stories and poetry have appeared in various publications, and she was a featured writer at the National Arts Council’s Words Go Round initiative in 2019 and 2020. Nur also volunteers as a storyteller with the National Library Board, Singapore.  

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