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Author Romulo, Liana.

Title Filipino children's favorite stories / retold by Liana Romulo ; illustrated by Joanne de Leon.

Imprint Hong Kong : Periplus Editions (HK) ; North Clarendon, VT : Distributed in North America by Tuttle Pub., 2000.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.59 ROM    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.59 ROM    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.59 ROM    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.59 ROM    Available
Description 94 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 94).
Contents Why mosquitoes buzz around our ears -- The terrible giant -- The hermit and the two worms -- The battle of the wind and the rain -- Alunsina -- A feast of gold -- The runaways -- The magic lake -- the deer and the snail -- A bridge of flowers -- Why the cock crows -- The battle of the sea and sky -- The prince's bride.
Summary "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.
Subject Legends -- Philippines.
Tales -- Philippines.
Mythology, Philippine.
Folk literature, Philippine.
Added Author De León, Joanne.
ISBN 962593765X : $16.95

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