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Abadeha : The Philippine Cinderella
by Myrna J. De La Paz and Youshan Tang


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"Mother, Oh, Mother, Bathala, Creator of the Earth, Anitos, Spirits of my ancestors, Hear me and help me..." As Abadeha wept and prayed, she saw a beautiful woman, bathed in radiant light, who appeared to take her worries away.So go the blessings of Cinderella's fairy godmother throughout the struggles and eventual triumphs of a young girl against her oppressors.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"Mother, Oh, Mother, Bathala, Creator of the Earth, Anitos, Spirits of my ancestors, Hear me and help me..."As Abadeha wept and prayed, she saw a beautiful woman, bathed in radiant light, who appeared to take her worries away.So go the blessings of Cinderella's fairy godmother throughout the struggles and eventual triumphs of a young girl against her oppressors. Set in the exotic islands of the Philippines, this tale captures the mystical charm of the indigenous culture of the Filipinos. Colorful images of pre-colonial Philippine scenes, costumes, architecture, and folkways vividly enhance the enchanting tale.This retelling of lasting value and universal appeal conveys the deep respect and reverence for nature and the earth inherent in the forever-loved story that will never grow old.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781885008442
  • ISBN-10: 1885008449
  • Publisher: Shen's Books
  • Publish Date: May 2014
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10.2 x 8.3 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic - General
Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - Asia

 
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