"Sponsored by the Asian Cultural Centre for Unesco."
A multi-volume collection of traditional folk tales from various Asian countries illustrated by native artists.
book 1. The crow and the sparrow (Bangladesh) -- The royal journey to heaven (India) -- Mr. Friend and Mr. Foe (Iran) -- The young man and the tiger (Korea) -- Thao Kham the pebble-shooter (Laos) -- Why the hill is red (Singapore) -- Makato and the cowrie shell (Thailand) -- The story of the betel and the areca (Vietnam).
book 2. The story of rice (Indonesia) -- The picture wife (Japan) -- The four bald men (Khmer) -- The adventures of King Suton (Malaysia) -- The old woman in the gourd (Nepal) -- The farmer's wife and the tiger (Pakistan) -- The fisherman's daughter (Philippines) -- How the lizard fought the leopard (Sri Lanka).