Malaysian Children's Favourite Stories

Author(s): Kay Lyons
Original Publish Date: Nov 27, 2012
Product Number: EB00643968
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462908608
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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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!

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