Thai Children’s Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales
Age range 5 – 9
In captivating text and illustrations, this beautiful multicultural children’s book presents a collection of cherished fables, myths, legends and fairy tales from Thailand that have been passed down through generations of Thai families.
The nine charming stories feature clever princesses, warring gods and goddesses, foolish kings, and wily tigers, against a backdrop of traditional Thai village life. They deal with the universal values that parents everywhere want to teach their children, such as good versus evil, right versus wrong, and wisdom versus foolishness.
Curated and narrated by Marion D. Toth and illustrated by Thai artist Patcharee Meesukhon, this collection will provide children with an insight into the traditional Thai culture, and the values and lifestyle of its people.
|Dimensions||216 × 279 mm|
Marian D. Toth
Marion D. Toth is a writer and teacher with a fascination for folklore. A native of Montana, she received her B.A. in English Literature from Eastern College in St. David's Pennsylvania and her M.A. and D.Ed from the University of Pennsylvania. She has spent time in Thailand where she taught creative writing at the International School in Bangkok, and has published many articles about Thai legends and culture. Thailand native Patcharee Meesukhon has illustrated numerous children's books for publishers in Thailand, Australia, India and other parts of the world.