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My First Book of Tagalog Words

An ABC Rhyming Book of Filipino Language and Culture

August 28, 2018 | Children's hardcover
ISBN: 9780804850148
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Description

"U is for umaga, the end of the night--when Mama kisses me good morning, and dark becomes light."

My First Book of Tagalog introduces preschool children to the Tagalog language--also known as Filipino--the national language of the Philippines, which has been influenced by both Spanish and English.

Important everyday words in Filipino culture are presented in a playful and approachable ABC structure that makes learning fun and easy. Studies have shown that kids this age are developing language skills at a rapid rate--learning new words is a snap for them!

The catchy rhymes in this book reinforce learning, and children will be delighted by the charming Filipino kids they meet on each and every page. An introduction to the sounds of Tagalog along with notes on the Filipino language and culture provide a positive learning experience for both youngsters and parents.

An introduction to the sounds of Tagalog words, along with kid-friendly notes on linguistics and culture throughout, makes learning to speak Tagalog a positive experience.

About this Author

Liana Romulo spends much of her free time traveling, scuba-diving, and hunting through new and unusual bookstores. A dedicated yoga practitioner, she lives mostly in the Philippines but has also lived in Thailand, Belgium, and the United States. Having grown up in different parts of the world, she knows how important it is to preserve her own heritage and share it with others throughout the world. Her first picture book, Filipino Children's Favorite Stories, was a national bestseller in the Philippines.

Artist Jaime Laurel is a freelance graphic designer based in Manila who has won awards as an art director for an international advertising agency. A longtime video game aficionado, he also creates and develops video games for kids all over the world.

ISBN: 9780804850148
Format: Children's hardcover
Series: My First Words
Pages: 32
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Published: 2018-08-28

$14.99

Reviews

"...a beautifully illustrated book that introduces young children to Filipino language and culture through everyday words." --PragmaticMom.com

"The pictures are fun and colorful. The words are short and easy to read. It is a great introduction to the Tagalog language in a fun way, but also to the culture. The reader learns about animals, food, family, transportation and more." --Crafty Moms Share blog

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