Hansel and Gretel, Lao-style
While wandering in the forest, a brother and sister are captured by an evil witch who plans to eat them. She hauls them to her home but they trick her, by giving her a stick when tries to grab the girl's wrist. Then they escape. But their troubles aren't over...
With notable similaries to the western fairy tale Hansel and Gretel, this classic Lao folktale is a favorite with both children and adults.
retold by Visone Leungtakoun, illustrated by Bounpasong Phannavin
This book was made possible with support from United World College South East Asia, Dover Campus (Singapore). Thank you!
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