Filipino Children's Favorite Stories
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 Cock Crows
- The Prince's Bride
- Periplus Editions (HK) ltd. |
- 96 pages |
- ISBN 9789625937656 |
- September 2000 |
- Grades K - 8