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Travel to the Philippines without leaving home!andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;From the author of andlt;iandgt;Filipino Children's Favorite Storiesandlt;/iandgt; comes a book for young children that features a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time. Featuring soft watercolor illustrations, each picture is labeled with English words and their Filipino translations, and shows readers both the similarities and differences between Western and Philippine lifestyles. andlt;iandgt;Filipino Friendsandlt;/iandgt;, perfect for Filipino-American's or those just interested in the culture, is indispensable in bridging the gap between the two cultures.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Following the sweet story, children will learn about Philippine customs and traditions, including:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Filipino festivals and celebrationsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Traditional dressandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Snacks and mealsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Songs and gamesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Filipino languageand#8212;Tagalogand#8212;and more!andlt;/liandgt;andlt;ulandgt;

Synopsis:

Follow Sam as he learns about the unique culture and language of the Philippines

Synopsis:

Through the eyes of Sam, a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time, children will learn about Philippine customs and language. Soft, whimsical watercolors labeled with English words and Filipino translations bring to light the differences between Western and Philippine lifestyles. Children of expatriate Filipinos as well as expatriate children living in the Philippines will find Filipino Friends indispensable in bridging the gap between the two cultures.

Synopsis:

Through the eyes of Sam, a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time, children will learn about Philippine customs and language. Soft, whimsical watercolors labeled with English words and Filipino translations bring to light the differences between Western and Philippine lifestyles. Children of expatriate Filipinos as well as expatriate children living in the Philippines will find andlt;iandgt;Filipino Friendsandlt;/iandgt; indispensable in bridging the gap between the two cultures.

About the Author

andlt;iandgt;andlt;bandgt;Liana Romuloandlt;/iandgt;andlt;/bandgt; lives mostly in the Philippines but has also lived in Thailand, Belgium, and the United States. Her first picture book, andlt;iandgt;Filipino Children's Favorite Storiesandlt;/iandgt;, was a national bestseller in the Philippines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804838221
Author:
Romulo, Liana
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Illustrator:
Dandanalbano, Corazon
Author:
Romulo, Liana
Author:
Dandan-Albano, Corazon
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Vocabulary
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Philippines Social life and customs.
Subject:
Tagalog language - Vocabulary
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Customs, Traditions, Anthropology
Subject:
Foreign Language Study
Subject:
muticultural childrens books; Filipino holidays; travel to the Philippines; books about the Philippines; Philippine customs
Subject:
Philippines; Tagalog; Filipino language; Filipino-American; Filipino holidays; travel to the Philippines; Philippine customs; Filipino festivals; Philippine lifestyles
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full-color illus throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.5 x 10.5 in 18 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by ,
Follow Sam as he learns about the unique culture and language of the Philippines
"Synopsis" by , Through the eyes of Sam, a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time, children will learn about Philippine customs and language. Soft, whimsical watercolors labeled with English words and Filipino translations bring to light the differences between Western and Philippine lifestyles. Children of expatriate Filipinos as well as expatriate children living in the Philippines will find Filipino Friends indispensable in bridging the gap between the two cultures.
"Synopsis" by , Through the eyes of Sam, a Filipino-American boy visiting the Philippines for the very first time, children will learn about Philippine customs and language. Soft, whimsical watercolors labeled with English words and Filipino translations bring to light the differences between Western and Philippine lifestyles. Children of expatriate Filipinos as well as expatriate children living in the Philippines will find andlt;iandgt;Filipino Friendsandlt;/iandgt; indispensable in bridging the gap between the two cultures.
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