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Author Toth, Marian Davies, author.
Title Thai children's favorite stories : fables, myths, legends and fairy tales / written by Marian D. Toth; illustrated by Patcharee Meesukhon.
Pub Info Tokyo ; Rutland, Vermont ; Singapore: Tuttle Publishing, [2019]
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 398.2 TOT     AVAILABLE
Descript 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Summary A collection of cherished fables, myths, legends and fairy tales from Thailand that have been passed down through generations of Thai families. The nine stories feature beautiful princesses, warring gods and goddesses, playful children, and wily tigers against a backdrop of traditional Thai village life. They deal with the universal values that parents everywhere want to teach their children, such as good versus evil, right versus wrong, and wisdom versus foolishness. -- adapted from back cover.
Contents How the Bay of Bangkok came to be -- Why do we have thunder and lightning? -- How the Thai's learned to be calm -- The gold harvest -- Princess Golden Flower and the Vulture King -- The wisest man in Siam -- There is no such thing as a secret -- How the tiger got its stripes -- The footprint of the Buddha.
Subject Folklore -- Thailand -- Juvenile literature.
Thailand -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Picture books.
Add Author Meesukhon, Patcharee, illustrator.
ISBN 9780804837088
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