Abadeha, the Filipina Cinderella. Text of an example of a Filipino folk tale from the Philippines. Full story. Characters. Sino si Abadeha?. A retelling of the Cinderella story, set in the Philippines. Part of the Cinderella Around the World series. Once upon a time, “in one of the sunny islands of the Philippines, there lived a man named Abak and his wife, Abadesa. They had a beautiful.

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Customers who bought this item also bought. Cristineontae rated it it was amazing Dec 11, All About the Philippines: There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Although the characters are in traditional dress, cinderlla is no real feeling of time or place. Want to Read saving…. Great addition to Cinderella, fairy tales around the world. Sharon rated it really liked it Dec 14, Without realizing it, she prayed aloud: In this version of Cinderella, set in the Philippines, Abadeha endures abuse by her stepmother before being helped by the Spirit of the Forest and becoming the bride of the island chieftan’s son.


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English Choose a language for shopping. What sets Abadeha apart are the details.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. And then, that wicked woman took the chicken, saying that she would care for it.

Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella

To ask other readers questions about Abadeha phillppine, please sign up. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nov 08, Mapaye36 rated it it was amazing Shelves: The son of the island chieftain discovers the tree while hunting and takes a ring from it.

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The main idea stays the same, good values are better than greed and viciousness regardless if you are from Philippines, US, or any other part of the world. But “early the next day, the stepmother took the chicken from the coop and chopped its head of with a knife.

Every element of this story reflects the Filipino culture and spirituality, from the traditional obedient daughter as a main character to the mystical unfolding of events.

One day she demanded ” Go to the river and wash these two handkerchiefs until the white thd turns black and the black one turns white. He made an offering and said a prayer, and asked permission to take a ring.


Refresh and try again. His father called the healer who said, ” Listen to your heartperhaps it will tell you what to do.

Abadeha, Filipina Cinderella

These multicultural books are so wonderful! So, Abadeha Instead of a fairy godmother, ,we get the Spirit of the Forest.

With Ash Maiden, the traditional story from Germany it shares: It was the cindreella addition to the start of Cinderella books from around the world collection.

Still, many libraries, especially those with a Filipino population, will want to have this on hand.

He suddenly came upon a chicken most glorious, with tail feathers that trailed far behind it and feathers that shimmered with blues, yellows, reds and blacks. Christy rated it really liked it Oct 27,