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The Lying King and the Sun Bear

The Khmu are the largest ethnic minority in Laos, with a distinct culture and long tradition of storytelling.

Siphone Sengvandy, a young Khmu man, spent a year talking with Khmu elders, writing down their favorite folktales, then translating them from the Khmu language into Lao. Here are four stories that are particularly popular in Khmu villages.

retold by Siphone Sengvandy, illustrated by Lengly Herchualy
Forthcoming :: Lao language :: 64 pages :: Paperback :: A5

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