Filipino Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales


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Filipino Children’s Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales


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Age range 5 to 9

This colourfully illustrated multicultural children’s book presents Philippine fairy tales and other folk stories – providing insight into a rich storytelling culture. Filipino Children’s Favorite Stories presents thirteen well-loved myths and tales from the Philippines. These stories will enchant 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 evil adults and the weak prevailing over the strong.

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Weight 567 g
Dimensions 216 × 279 mm

Liana Romulo

Author Bio

Liana Romulo was born in the Philippines and is the proprietor of R&G Publications, a custom-publishing firm based in Manila. She is also a writer and editor specializing in juvenile and young-adult fiction. Romulo has also worked as an editor and managing editor for a leading publisher of children's mass-market fiction.

Joanne De Leon is an award-winning illustrator who received her B.F.A. from University of Philippines. She currently works as a freelance book illustrator and graphic designer. Her illustrations have appeared in many children's books, including The Termite Queen and Other Classic Philippine Earth Tales and Tiger on the Wall.



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