|aFilipino children's favorite stories :|bfables, myths and fairy tales /|cretold by Liana Romulo ; illustrated by Joanne De Leon.
|aTokyo :|bTuttle Publishing,|cc2019.
|a64 p. :|bcol. ill. ;|c29 cm.
|tWhy mosquitoes buzz around our ears --|tThe terrible giant --|tThe hermit and the two worms --|tThe battle of the wind and the rain --|tAlunsina --|tA feast of gold --|tThe runaways --|tThe magic lake --|tThe deer and the snail --|tA bridge of flowers --|tWhy the cock crows --|tThe battle of the sea and sky --|tThe Prince's bride.
|aPresents thirteen well-loved myths and tales from the Philippines. These stories will enchant 5 to 10-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 evil adults and the weak prevailing over the strong.