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Mga kuwentong bayan = Folk stories from the Philippines

Author: Alice Lucas; Carl Angel
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Many Cultures Pub., ©1995.
Series: New faces of liberty.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A myth, a legend and a fable from the pre-colonial Philippines: A creation story, the monkey and the turtle and aponitolau and the star maiden. The bilingual book in English and Tagalog is illustrated and designed by Filipino American artists. Essentially a children's book, but the artistic sophistication and painstaking design make this book accessible for all ages. Includes an introduction to Filipino folk tales,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kuwentong bayan.
San Francisco, CA : Many Cultures Pub., c1995
(OCoLC)607414668
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Lucas; Carl Angel
ISBN: 0936434899 9780936434896 0936434856 9780936434858
OCLC Number: 35162331
Language Note: Text in English and Tagalog.
Description: 64 p. : col. ill., 1 map ; 22 x 23 cm.
Contents: A creation story = Ang kuwento ng kalikhaan --
The monkey and the turtle = Ang matsing at ang pagong --
Aponitolau and the star maiden = Si Aponitolau at ang dalagang bituin.
Series Title: New faces of liberty.
Other Titles: Folk stories from the Philippines
Responsibility: Alice Lucas, editor ; Carl Angel, illustrator ; Wilma Consul, translator.

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A myth, a legend and a fable from the pre-colonial Philippines: A creation story, the monkey and the turtle and aponitolau and the star maiden. The bilingual book in English and Tagalog is illustrated and designed by Filipino American artists. Essentially a children's book, but the artistic sophistication and painstaking design make this book accessible for all ages. Includes an introduction to Filipino folk tales, the history of the Tagalog language and a bilingual glossary taken from the stories. Two-color, with duotone illustrations throughout. Excellent classroom material for all grade levels. A teacher's guide and an essay on the history and culture of the Philippines may be purchased separately. Also, bilingual audiocassettes with dramatic readings of each story accompanied by music by the Filipino American group Mahal playing traditional instruments from the islands.

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