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Tales of Long Ago in the Philippines

$14.99

A collection of 37 Myths, Legends, and Folktales from around the Philippines that showcase the rich and diverse cultural identity throughout the archipelago. The book includes some illustrations, making it a wonderful collection to share with children of Filipino ancestry, or anyone interested in learning about different cultures from around the globe.

ORIGIN MYTHS:

How the Earth Was Created

Why the Sky Rose High

How the Sun and the Moon Came to Be

Why the Sea Is Salt

The First Monkey

The Origin of the Owl and Other Creatures

Legend of the Black Cat

All-Head Juan

Why the Snail Tastes Bitter

How the Crocodile Learned to Hunt

Why the Egret Rides on the Carabao

 

ANIMAL TALES:

The Tortoise and the Ban-og

The Crocodile and the Monitor Lizard

The Monkey, the Tortoise, and the Banana Tree

The Guest Who Broke His Promise

The Tortoise and the Lizard

Bobowaya and Amomo-ay

The Lizard's Treachery

The Monkey and the Tortoise

 

TALES TO LAUGH OVER:

The Foolish Fishermen and the Carabao

The Tale of Padol

How Monsai Enslaved His Master

The Foolish Farmer and His Carabao

The Hunter and His Wife

The Ginger of Aunt Guinampang

 

ADVENTURE TALES:

The Two Neighbors and the Crocodile

Tale of the White Squash

Datu Omar and the Elf

The Woodcutter and the Python

Mangosparos and the Monkeys

Six Brothers and a Cat

The Boy and the Crocodile

The Magic Ring

Tale of Two Women

 

HERO TALES:

The Magic Tree

The Love of Rajah Mangandiri

The Bird that Stole the Sultan's Beard