Lao folk tales
Aijethai is a Lao folk hero, who can eat 7 baskets of sticky rice and drink 7 bottles of water at a single sitting. His parents, who were impoverished even before he was born, fear that the entire family will starve if they have to keep feeding him, so they leave him in the forest. Here is his story, and 4 other traditional Lao folktales.
Each story concludes with a lesson, such as "Kindness triumphs over bad temper."
by Siphone Vouthisukdy, illustrated by Sengxay Sawan
This book was made possible through the generosity of Lin Palmer of England. Thank you!
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