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Author Jimenez, Gidget Roceles, 1964- author.

Title All about the Philippines : stories, songs, crafts and games for kids / Gidget Jimenez ; illustrated by Corazon Dandan-Albano.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle Publishing, [2015]
©2015
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Description 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Note Includes an index.
Contents Mabuhay! -- Ancestral voyages -- A story of Philippine independence -- An earth-shattering experience -- Living in a land of earthquakes, volcanoes and typhoons -- What happened to the animals, plants and fish? -- Traveling together -- The story of the sleeping giant -- Languages -- Not your everyday Filipino -- The Bahay Kubo -- Growing up in Luzon -- Mary's everyday world -- Growing up in the Visayas -- Jaime's everyday world -- Growing up in Mindanao -- Ari's everyday world -- Games we play together -- Why can't you take a bath on Good Friday? -- Family first -- Fiesta! -- A royal reunion.
Summary Let 'All About the Philippines' take you on an awesome journey to the lively and colourful country of Mary, Jaime and Ari - first cousins who look completely different from one another but are the best of friends. They'll introduce you to their homes, their schools, their families, favourite places to visit, holidays and more. They'll show you how kids there - just like kids in so many other parts of the world - come from many cultures and have their own traditions, languages and beliefs . . . and yet, they are all 100% Filipino. Along with fun facts, you'll learn about the spirit of the Philippines that makes this country and its people wonderfully unique. This is a book for families to enjoy together.
Subject Philippines -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Dandan-Albano, Corazon, 1964- illustrator.
ISBN 9780804840729 (hardcover)
0804840725
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