Kwento ni Rene O. Villanueva
Guhit ni Robert A. Alejandro
Cacho Publshing House, Inc. (Out of print)
Tungkung Langit is the great creator. He made the sun, the stars, the moon, the planets. His wife, Alunsina, wants to be able to create too. But Tungkung Langit only answered, "I would rather see you smile, fix your hair and stay beautiful." Alunsina was not content with this answer and continued to plead with her husband to allow her to create. And each time, Tungkung Langit ignored her pleas. Finally, Alunsina leaves her husband. Tungkung Langit searched everywhere for his wife until one day, he found her on earth surrounded by trees, flowers, birds and fish. "I am creating the world," she announces. "I too am a god." So why does it rain? Find out for yourself in this beautifully written and illustrated book
Written by Patricia Lee Gauch
Illustrated by Jonathan Green
Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
This is the familiar story of Noah and the Ark retold again by Patricia Lee Gauch in a lilting prose poem. The remarkable illustrations by Jonathan Green bring the richness and vibrancy of Africa to the pages of this book.
In the Rainfield, Who is the Greatest?
By Isaac O. Olaleye
Illustrated by Ann Grifalconi
The Blue Sky Press
A very long time ago in the Rainfield of the Lingalas Tribe of Africa, Wind, Fire and Rain, were not good friends. One day, they had an argument as to who was the greatest. Wind went first. And he whistled and howled and shrieked and created havoc. Then it was Fire’s turn and he crackled and fumed and caused an even greater calamity. Finally, Rain stepped in and smothered fire. So, who is the greatest?
A Drop of Water
By Walter Wick
The spectacular photographs in this book help explain all there is to know about water in all its "many awesome transformations"!