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Our story today, “The Poor Man Who Became King”, comes from the book, A Child’s Treasury of Philippine Christmas Stories published by Tahanan Books, written by Lin A. Flores and Anette Flores Garcia, and will be read aloud by Fr. Joaquin Jose Mari C. Sumpaico III, S.J.
Source: Lin A. Flores and Anette Flores Garcia, A Child’s Treasury of Philippine Christmas Stories. Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing Inc.
Current Stories in the Series
The Monkey and The Turtle
Sun and Moon
The Story of Our Fingers
Why the Cow’s Skin is Loose on the Neck
The Lost Necklace
Why Cocks have Combs on their Head
Ang Pagong at ang Matsing
Ang mga Paglalakbay ni Juan
Ang Pinagmulan ng Daigdig (Si Malakas at si Maganda)
Ang Unang Unggoy
Ang Alamat ng Palay
Ang Pinagmulan ng Lamok
Kung Paano Yumaman si Jackyo
Ang Anting-anting ni manuelito
Ang Gamugamo at Ang Liwanag
The Poor Man who Became King
The Sultan with a Heart of Stone
Buking si Santa
Istatriray: Ang Bituing may Buntot
Alamat ng Puto-Bumbong
Felice, Noel, and the Christmas Day Disaster
Stay tuned for the other stories in this podcast series!