Top 10 Books of Filipino Stories for Children

Filipino Children's Favorite Stories is a compilation of 13 short folktales that are classics in Filipino culture.

2. Haluhalo Espesyal is a picture book in Tagalog and English. Can Lola Itang's enchanted kitchen restore Jackie's healthy, happy self?

3. Lakas and the Manilatown Fish (Si Lakas at ang Isdang Manilatown) is a bilingual book about Lakas, a Filipino boy who has a dream about a fish that can talk.

4. Filipino Friends features Sam, a Filipino-American boy visits the Philippines for the very first time. With this book, Children learn Tagalog words as well as the differences between Western and Filipino lifestyles.

5. The Turtle and the Monkey is a very popular Filipino folk tale.

6. Ang Pambihirang Buhok ni Lola (The Extraordinary Hair of Grandma) - a book in two languages

7. Tuko and the Birds: A Classic Tale from the Philippines is about Tuko the gecko who cries so loudly that the birds stop singing and cannot sleep.

Cora Cooks Pancit is about a little girl who loves being in the kitchen. One day she actually gets to help her Mom cook the Filipino noodle dish.

9. Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel (Si Lakas at ang Makibaka Hotel) is about how the young Lakas helps his neighbors stand together to keep their home, the Makibaka Hotel, which the landlord is selling.

10. Abadeha: The Philippine Cinderella is the story of Abadeha who prays to the Spirit of the Forest for guidance to endure her unkind stepmother.