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andlt;bandgt;This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Malaysian fairy tales and other folk storiesand#8212;providing insight into a rich literary culture.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Malaysian Children's Favourite Storiesandlt;/iandgt; is collection of folk tales drawn from the rich treasure trove of legends and historical stories in the lush Southeast Asian nation of Malaysia. This story book contains a fascinating collection of tales of brash animals, brave villagers and of course handsome princes and beautiful princesses, all set in strange and exotic locations. These stories are widely retold and much beloved by children and adults throughout Malaysia to this day.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Retold for the first time here for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated tales in this story book will give children insights into the traditional culture and rich natural environment of Malaysia.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Malaysian children's tales include:andlt;/bandgt;andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; The Princess of Mount Ledangandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Badang, the Strongest Man below the Windandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; How the Tapir Got Its Coloursandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; The King of the Crocodilesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; The Dragon of Kinabaluandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; And more!andlt;/liandgt; andlt;/ulandgt;The andlt;iandgt;Children's Favorite Storiesandlt;/iandgt; series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: andlt;iandgt;Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Vietnamese Children's Favorite Storiesandlt;/iandgt;.

Synopsis:

Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated legends in this book will give children in other countries an insight into both the traditional culture and the environment of Malaysia. The country's rich tropical scenery provides the perfect backdrop for these tales, many of which incorporate the indigenous plant and animal life into their story lines. Though the book is aimed at children in the five to twelve age group, readers young and old will find much to love within its pages.

About the Author

Kay Lyons was a librarian before becoming a freelance editor and indexer of books on Malaysia. This is her first children's book.

Table of Contents

How the Tapir Got Its Colors

Princess Santubong

Badang, the Strongest Man below the Wind

The Cunning Mousedeer

The Princess of Mount Ledang

Pak Pandir, the Village Fool

The King of the Crocodiles

The Dragon of Kinabalu

The Youngest Princess

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804835909
Author:
Loh, Martin
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Illustrator:
Loh, Martin
Author:
Loh, Martin
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Asian
Subject:
Children's stories, Malay
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Historical - Asia
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
short story; folk tale; children books; books for children; story book; kids book; Malaysian children¦s stories; multicultural education
Subject:
short story; folk tale; children books; books for children; story book; kids book; Malaysian childrenand#198;s stories; multicultural education
Subject:
short story; folk tale; children books; books for children; story book; kids book; Malaysian childrenAEs stories; multicultural education
Subject:
malaysian children books; malaysian books for children; malaysian books for kids; malaysian kids book; malaysian stories; malaysian story books; malaysian stories for children; malaysian story books for children; malaysian stories in english; malaysian ch
Subject:
malaysian children books; malaysian books for children; malaysian books for kids; malaysian kids book; malaysian stories; malaysian story books; malaysian stories for children; malaysian story books for children; malaysian stories in english; malaysian ch
Subject:
malaysian children books ; malaysian books for children ; malaysian books for kids
Subject:
malaysian story books ; malaysian stories for children ; malaysian story books for children ;
Subject:
malaysian fairy tales ; malaysian folklore ; multicultural children s books ; multicultural books ;
Edition Description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 watercolor illustrations
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
9 x 9 in 18 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated legends in this book will give children in other countries an insight into both the traditional culture and the environment of Malaysia. The country's rich tropical scenery provides the perfect backdrop for these tales, many of which incorporate the indigenous plant and animal life into their story lines. Though the book is aimed at children in the five to twelve age group, readers young and old will find much to love within its pages.
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