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Filipino Children's Favorite Stories (Hardcover) (Liana Romulo)

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Philippine fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture.Filipino Children's Favorite Stories presents thirteen well-loved myths and tales from the Philippines. These stories will enchant six to ten year old readers around the world with their wit and charm. Many of the tales have been transmitted from mother to child over centuries, and cover classic childhood themes—such as the forces of good triumphing over evil, children rebelling against adults and the weak prevailing over the strong.Narrated with an international audience in mind and illustrated with whimsical watercolors by award-winning artist Joanne de Leon, this is a must-have collection of tales for anyone interested in the Philippines.Featured Filipino stories include:
  • Why Mosquitoes Buzz Around Our Ears
  • The Magic Lake&
  • The Deer and the Snail
  • Why the ****** Crows
  • The Prince's Bride
The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include:Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, andVietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.
"A collection of well-loved myths and tales from the Philippines. Many of the tales have been told by mothers to children over the centuries and cover classic childhood themes, such as the forces of good versus evil, children versus adults, the weak versus the strong, and others. While some of the stories have been retold and printed in many variations, others have never been published before"--Jacket.A collection of thirteen myths and legends of the Philippines concerning mosquitoes, giants, the wind and the rain, and the goddess Alunsina, along with other traditional tales.s the strong, and others. While some of the stories have been retold and printed in many variations, others have never been published before"--Jacket.
Number of Pages: 94
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Humorous Stories
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tuttle Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Liana Romulo
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 2000
TCIN: 11596187
UPC: 9789625937656
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-0623
$16.10
MSRPReg: $18.95 Save $2.85 (15% off)

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