The Grasshopper War book cover

The Grasshopper War

How can 300 clever grasshoppers defeat an army of 30,000 monkeys? What happens when a sparrow living in a tree, and a snailbird with its nest on the ground, swap homes for a night? These traditional Lao folktales in this book have entertained Lao children for generations.

This small, low-priced edition contains 4 stories from the larger book with the same name.

retold by Khout Visayphone, illustrated by Chamlern Phothihoumphan
First published in 2008 :: Lao language :: 32 pages :: Paperback :: A6

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Samples pages from our book: The Grasshopper War


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