All About the Philippines: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids (All About...countries)

All About the Philippines: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids (All About...countries) by Gidget Roceles Jimenez 0804848483 9780804848480
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**Winner of the Moonbeam Childrens Book Award Gold Medal for Activity Book -- Education, Science, History**

This family-friendly Philippines childrens book is packed with fun facts about Filipino culture, history, and daily life!

All About the Philippines takes you on an incredible journey across the colorful island nation of the Philippines with Mary, Jaime, and Ari--three Filipino cousins who look entirely different and yet are the best of friends. Youll visit their homes, their schools, their families, their favorite places, and much more. Theyll show you how kids in different parts of the Philippines come from many different ethnic groups and have very various cultures--each with separate traditions, languages, and beliefs--and yet, they are all 100% Filipino!

This childrens book, aimed at kids ages 8 to 12, brings them on an exciting trip through some of the most fascinating islands on earth.

  • Join Mary, Jaime and Ari to see the how earthquakes, typhoons and other natural events can be scary and yet also make the islands beautiful and full of life.
  • Check out Filipino games, and make a sipa--the Philippiness version of a hacky-sack.
  • Experience the festivals and foods of different cultures found in the Philippines, and try a few easy recipes.
  • Make a parol--a Filipino holiday decoration that you can enjoy all year long.
  • Learn about the conquistadors and traders who came to these islands many centuries ago.
  • Learn how peoples who speak very different languages can communicate when they meet.
  • And a lot more!

Along with fun facts, youll learn about the spirit of the Philippines that makes this country and its people unique. This is a book for families or classrooms to enjoy together.

Author: Gidget Roceles Jimenez

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 64

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Publication Date: 2017-02-21

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