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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Cinderellas: Cinderella #21 Abadeha, the Phillipine Cinderella
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As Abadeha wept and prayed, she saw a beautiful woman, bathed in radiant light, who appeared to take her worries away. So go the blessings of Cinderella’s fairy godmother throughout the struggles cnderella eventual triumphs of a young girl against her oppressors.
Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella
Set in the exotic islands of the Philippines, this tale captures the mystical charm of the indigenous culture of the F As Abadeha wept and prayed, she saw a beautiful woman, bathed in radiant light, who appeared to take her worries away. Set in the exotic islands of the Philippines, this tale captures the mystical charm of the indigenous culture of the Filipinos. Colorful images of pre-colonial Philippine scenes, costumes, architecture, and folkways vividly enhance the enchanting narratives.
This retelling of lasting value and universal appeal conveys the deep respect and reverence for nature and the earth inherent in the forever-loved story that will never grow old. Hardcover32 pages.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Abadehaplease sign up. Lists with This Book. May 16, Miri rated it really liked it Shelves: Probably actually one of my favorite versions of the Cinderella story. Instead of losing a shoe and having the prince go looking for her, Abadeha actually has to save cinderelka prince; the test is that the woman who can get the enchanted ring off his finger is the one he will marry.
The illustrations are great, too, and I really like the cultural setting. Jun 22, Joanna rated it really liked it Shelves: Finderella some, it might not be obvious to consider this a multicultural read. I believe that if it is present right, it has a wealth of multicultural lessons to be learned. I wouldn’t recommend using this book with early elementary students as it isn’t as gentle as we would expect. I believe it can be a good read for middle school students.
Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella «
As a teacher, if I would choose to use this “Abadeha” tells a story similar to the one we know under the title “Cindirella” but it takes place in the Philippines.
As a teacher, if I would choose to use this book for multicultural education purposes, I would pair it up with a few more of the same topic, Chinese Cinderella, Persian Cinderella, ccinderella.
I would follow up with a discussion on similarities and differences of these stories. There is a lot of cultural, geographical, traditional information in this book, which we would not find in the other versions. 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. Oct 13, NS Becca rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a tale of a young girl named Abadeha who grew up in the Phillapines.
The story has beautiful pictures that seemed authentic to the Phillapino culture, along with different customs such as sleeping on the floor that represent phillapinos as well.
The story focuses a lot on her loss of her mother and the pain she is feeling, which never really gets discussed in great detail in the traditional Cinderella. Instead of fairies, there are “spirits” who help to make Abadeha’s life slightly mor This is a tale of a young girl named Abadeha who grew up in the Phillapines. Instead of fairies, there are “spirits” who help to make Abadeha’s life slightly more bareable.
Magic is interwoven throughout the story to create a very mystical and fairy-tale like story as the girl searches for love with the Island prince.
The plot is similar to Cinderella, but readers have to search deeper to find the comparisons and understand why this is the Korean version of cindedella tale. It is definitely a parallel story and the comparisons are there, but it takes a little more work to find it.
Abadeha is a Filipino Cinderella story written by Myrna J. Manila born Paz grew up in a town where indigenous culture and spiritual beliefs were practiced right along with Christianity. Perhaps this exposure to tradition motivated her to write such a culturally rich tale. The original folk literature disappeared after years of Spanish colon Abadeha is a Filipino Cinderella story written by Myrna J. The original folk literature disappeared after years of Spanish colonization abadha a century of Americanization.
Abadeha is written with abaseha authenticity. Even the title page philoppine written in Alibata which is an ancient and forgotten system of writing. Every element of this story reflects the Filipino culture and spirituality, from the traditional cindedella daughter as a main character to the mystical unfolding of events.
Dec 31, Jo Oehrlein rated it liked it Shelves: Instead of a fairy godmother, ,we get the Spirit of the Forest. We also have Abadeha Cinderella praying to the Creator of the Earth and the Spirits of her ancestors.
From the Western Cinderella tradition, strangest change is cinferella the tree that grows treasure. Instead of hosting a ball, the prince finds the treasure tree and takes a ring off of it. However, it gets stuck on his finger. A dream tells him of a girl who can remove the ring. His father decrees he will marry that girl. So, Abadeha Instead of a fairy godmother, ,we get the Spirit of the Forest.
So, Abadeha has never met the prince until he proposes to her. The illustrations include drawings of the fantastically detailed clothing. Oct 19, Karen rated it it was ok Shelves: This is another cultural tale of Cinderella. The major similarity between this book, the other books and our traditional tale is the hard work Adadeha Cinderella has to do, all abadehq hands of a stepmother.
The fairy godmother is her dead mother in heaven sending treasures and dreams instead of wishes. Dinderella prince looks for a woman that can remove a ring that is stuck on his finger, not a glass slipper.
Abadeha, Filipina Cinderella
He finds Adadeha and they live happily ever after. Dec 15, Kara rated it liked it Shelves: De La Paz shoehorns the Cinderella story into a Philippines setting. It sort of works, but I think a better story would have been to showcase an actual legend of the Philippines if the author wanted to bring more cultural awareness about abadeba country to others.
Nov 08, Mapaye36 rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 21, Scott Johanik rated it it was amazing Shelves: A great version of the classic Cinderella story. Abadeha, through all of the sadness, finds happiness in the end. Apr 19, Barbara Lovejoy rated it really liked it. This is another multicultural Abadena book I bought with money donated by an Esperanza board member for cinderelal Esperanza library. These multicultural books are so wonderful! Dec 27, Lindsey rated it really liked it Shelves: I wish this was easier, but the vocabulary is so difficult.
Maybe once students are familiar with the classic Cinderella story, they will be able to manage this story despite all the hard words. Nov 04, leweiss rated it it was amazing. I’m a Filipino and it’s frustrating that I can’t find a copy of this book in the local bookstore here in the Philippines Mar 13, Jordan Nguyen rated it it was amazing. Charlyn Louise rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Laura rated it liked it May 04, Thee rated it liked it Mar 24, Christy rated it really liked it Oct 27, Christine Van Zandt rated it really liked it Aug 16, Sharon rated it liked it Aug 02, Brian rated it liked it Jan 29, Jenny Stark rated it really liked avadeha Feb 24, Leslie rated it really liked it Jun 27, Poornima rated it liked it Oct 04, Katelyn rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Cristineontae rated it it philjppine amazing Dec 11, Emily rated it liked it Aug 05, Libby Shepherd rated it philppine liked it May 04, Sharon rated it really liked it Dec 14,