Malaysian Children's Favourite StorieseBook - 2012
This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Malaysian fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture. Malaysian Children's Favourite Stories 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. 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. Malaysian children's tales include: - The Princess of Mount Ledang Badang - The Strongest Man below the Wind - How the Tapir Got Its Colours - The King of the Crocodiles - The Dragon of Kinabalu - And more!
Publisher: [United States] : Tuttle Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource