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The monkey and the turtle : a Philippine folk tale. retold in English and illustrated by José P. Rizal. rendered in full-color by Auri Asuncion Yambao and Grace Asuncion

Rizal, José [1861-1896] copyright 2003

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  • Titre:
    The monkey and the turtle : a Philippine folk tale. retold in English and illustrated by José P. Rizal. rendered in full-color by Auri Asuncion Yambao and Grace Asuncion
  • Auteur: Rizal, José [1861-1896]
  • Éditeur: Makati City, Philippines : Tahanan Books for Young Readers
  • Sujets: Animaux -- Folklore -- Ouvrages illustrés -- Philippines;
    Singes -- Folklore -- Ouvrages illustrés -- Philippines;
    Tortues -- Folklore -- Ouvrages illustrés -- Philippines;
    Monkeys -- Folklore;
    Turtles -- Folklore
  • Résumé: La 4e de couv. indique : "When Monkey and Turtle spy a banana tree floating down the river, they take it ashore and cut it in half. Monkey grabs the leafy top half for himself, while Turtle is left with the trunk and its roots. Some time later Monkey discovers that his half of the tree is dead, whereas Turtle's has flourished into a fruit-bearing tree! What follows is a classic tale of greed and cunning that escaltes into a battle of wits and, ultimately, survival..."
  • Langue: Anglais
  • Date d'édition: copyright 2003
  • Identifiant: 978-971-630-143-4 ; 971-630-143-X
  • Desc. matérielle: 1 vol. (non paginé [40] p.) : ill. en coul., couv. ill. en coul. ; 23 cm

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