Filipino Tales

Patrick Healy

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61 stories from the famous collection

The teacher, Patrick Healy, travelled around the world, talked with people in different places, and collected around half thousand myths, legends, and folktales and their several alternative versions. His opinion and comments (directly or indirectly) are inevitable.

This is the third volume of his work, 61 Filipino Tales, in his words. He retold the stories with his own opinion and approach to them. Patrick is an Australian writer who has an abiding interest in the folklore of different cultures. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over twenty-five years as a high school teacher. Patrick has travelled extensively throughout Asia and speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin fluently.

Ebook & Audiobook (4h 21m 27s)

Audiobook Sample

Language: English

Series: 417 World Children Stories

Volume: 3

Edition: 2nd (revised  — First edition: 2013)

Author: Patrick Healy

Narrator: Denise Kahn (audiobook version)

Imprint: Stergiou Limited

© 2013 - 2018: Patrick Healy

Categories: Fairy Tales, Folklore, Legends & Mythology, Juvenile Fiction: Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies, Juvenile Fiction: Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country & Ethnic

General Regional Subject: Asia

Thema: F - Fiction & Related items

Audience: Juvenile (Child 0-12)

Age Range: 04 - 12

Grade Range: K - 06

Ebook ISBN/SKU: 9781912315154

Audiobook ISBN (retailers): 9781912315130

Audiobook ISBN (libraries): 9781912315147

Publication Date: 2/21/2018

On Sale Date: 2/21/2018

Distribution Rights: Worldwide

Cover image: © Kanea | Adobe Stock

Audiobook production: Denise Kahn

Music (audiobook version): Ominous Intro by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Table of Contents

1. Aponibolinayen and the Sun; 2. Aponibolinayen; 3. Gawigawen of Adasen; 4. The Story of Gaygayoma who Lives up Above; 5. The Story of Dumalawi; 6. The Story of Kanag; 7. The Story of the Tikgi; 8. The Story of Sayen; 9. The Sun and the Moon; 10. How the Tinguian Learned to Plant; 11. Magsawi; 12. The Tree with the Agate Beads; 13. The Striped Blanket; 14. The Alan and the Hunters; 15. Man and the Alan; 16. Sogsogot; 17. The Mistaken Gifts; 18. The Boy who Became a Stone; 19. The Turtle and the Lizard; 20. The Man with the Coconuts; 21. The Buffalo and the Shell; 22. The Alligator’s Fruit; 23. Dogedog; 24. The Creation; 25. The Flood Story; 26. Lumawig on Earth; 27. How the First Head was Taken; 28. The Serpent Eagle; 29. The Tattooed Men; 30. Tilin, The Rice Bird; 31. How the Moon and the Stars Came to Be; 32. The Flood Story; 33. Magbangal; 34. How Children Became Monkeys; 35. Bulanawan and Aguio; 36. Origin; 37. Lumabet; 38. The Story of the Creation; 39. In the Beginning; 40. The Children of the Limokon; 41. The Sun and the Moon; 42. The Widow’s Son; 43. Mythology of Mindanao; 44. The Story of Bantugan; 45. The Monkey and the Turtle; 46. The Poor Fisherman and His Wife; 47. The President who had Horns; 48. The Story of a Monkey; 49. The White Squash; 50. The Creation Story; 51. The Story of Benito; 52. The Adventures of Juan; 53. Juan Gathers Guavas; 54. The Sun and the Moon; 55. The First Monkey; 56. The Virtue of the Coconut; 57. Mansumandig; 58. Why Dogs Wag their Tails; 59. The Hawk and the Hen; 60. The Spider and the Fly; 61. The Battle of the Crabs 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Patrick Healy

Patrick is an Australian writer who has an abiding interest in the folklore of different cultures. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong for over twenty-five years as a high school teacher. Patrick has travelled extensively throughout Asia and speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin fluently.