Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)


In support of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), MSF has commissioned a series of storybooks together with local children's author - Emily Lim. These series of books brings to life the four general principles of the UNCRC:

  • Non-discrimination
  • Devotion to the best interests of the child
  • The right to life, survival and development
  • Respect for the views of the child

Click on the images below to read the online versions of the book series!

Is that Rainbowsaurus so different from us?

In 'Is that Rainbowsaurus so Different from Us?', share the experiences of Libby the Rainbowsaurus as she moves into a new neighbourhood filled with Blusauruses and tries to fit in.

The Best Recipe for Tofu

'The Best Recipe for Tofu'tells the struggles of a kitten called Tofu who works long hours selling fish and lacks adequate rest and care.


I Want to be a Cheese Taster

In 'I Want to Be a Cheese Taster', marvel at a class of adorable little mice discussing what they want to do when they grow up.


Elvis and the Feathers School of Music

In 'Elvis and the Feathers School of Music', find out if Elvis the frog fulfils his dreams of joining a music school to develop his singing talent.



More about the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

The  UNCRC is an international treaty that recognises the rights of children and the need to consider the best interests of children in all matters that concern them. Singapore acceded to the UNCRC in October 1995.

To learn more about the UNCRC, click  here!