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Amansinaya: Goddess of the Sea

Amansinaya: Goddess of the Sea


Language/s: English, Filipino

This bilingual picture book (written in both English and Tagalog) shares the story of poor villagers from a seaside town who would often remember the time that they were once stricken by famine. The village shaman, Tata Isio, in his quest for answers, listens to the advice of a little girl named Amansinaya who was reputed to have become the goddess of the sea. The story shows the legendary power of the sea goddess and how the sea provides what the people need in abundance.

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Amansinaya: Goddess of the Sea

Publisher: LG & M Corporation (Quezon City)

Year: 2007

ISBN: 9789710422494