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Great Men and Women of Asia - Children's Series

Great Men and Women of Asia – Children’s Series is a partnership project of The Bookmark, Inc., and Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation to bring inspiring stories of real-life heroism to children all over the world, so that they may grow in their love of country, compassion for their fellowmen, and perseverance to achieve worthwhile goals anchored on strong personal values.

Hugging the Trees

Written by Russell Molina

Illustrated by Liza Flores


Chandi Prasad Bhatt (India)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Community Service, 1982


Copyright © 2015

ISBN: 978-971-569-812-2

The Public's Servant

Written by Didith T. Rodrigo

Illustrated by KC Salvador


Jesse M. Robredo (Filipino)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service, 2000


Copyright © 2008

ISBN: 978-971-569-660-9

Lub-Dub, Lub-Dub

Written by Russell Molina

Illustrated by Jomike Tejido


Fe Del Mundo (Filipino)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service, 1977


Copyright © 2008

ISBN: 978-971-569-658-6

The Bridge-Builder of Chiayi County

Written by Emma R. Tan

Illustrated by Abi Goy


Ho Ming-teh (Taiwanese)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Community Leadership, 1995


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-598-5

The Gift

Written by Gidget Roceles-Jimenez

Illustrated by Liza Flores


Prateep Ungsongtam-Hata (Thai)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service, 1978


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-595-4

The Man Who Believed in the Poor

Written by Lin Acacio-Flores

Illustrated by Rommel Joson


Muhammad Yunus (Bangladeshi)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Community Service, 1984


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-591-6

The Lucky Doctor

Written by Nikki Dy-Liacco

Illustrated by May Tobias-Papa


Tetsu Nakamura (Japanese)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Peace and International 

Understanding, 2003


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-660-9

The Boy Who Would Feed the World

Written by Neni Sta. Romana-Cruz

Illustrated by Juanito "Quix" P. Maiquez


Yuan Longping (Chinese)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service, 2001


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-589-3

The Poor Man's Van

Written by Gidget Roceles-Jimenez

Illustrated by Mark Ramsel Salvatus, III


Abdul Sattar Edhi and Bilqis Edhi (Pakistani)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service, 1986


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-579-4

Green Clothes for the Yellow Dragon

Written by Russell Molina

Illustrated by Mariano Ching


Seie Toyama (Japanese)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Peace and International Understanding, 2003


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-574-9

A Different Kind of Policeman

Written by Emma R. Tan

Illustrated by Robert A. Alejandro


Kiran Bedi (India)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service, 1994


Copyright © 2007

ISBN: 978-971-569-571-8

The Boy Monk in an Orange Robe

Written by Lin Acacio-Flores

Illustrated by Ruben de Jesus

Chamlong Srimuang (Thai)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service, 1992

Copyright © 2007

Dancing in Cloudgate

Written by Fran Ng

Illustrated by Anthony E. Santos

Lin Hwai-Min (Taiwanese)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts, 1999

Copyright © 2007

Khan: A Teacher of Everything

Written by Nikki Dy-Liacco

Illustrated by Juanito "Quix" P. Maiquez


Shoaib Sultan Khan (Pakistani)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Community Leadership, 1992


Copyright © 2006

ISBN: 978-971-569-562-6

The Saint of the Gutters

Written by Didith T. Rodrigo

Illustrated by Juanito "Quix" P. Maiquez


Mother Theresa (Indian)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for International Understanding, 1962


Copyright © 2006

ISBN: 978-971-569-557-2

Of Rubber Shoes and the Saddest Baby

Written by Lin Acacio-Flores

Illustrated by Jomike Tejido


Dita Indah Sari (Indonesian)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Emergent Leadership, 2001


Copyright © 2006

ISBN: 978-971-569-556-5

Vietnam's Son

Written by Didith T. Rodrigo

Illustrated by Ma. Victoria M. Ronidel


Vo-Tong Xuan (Vietnamese)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Government Service, 1993


Copyright © 2006

ISBN: 978-971-569-555-8

 

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1004 Malate, Manila, Philippines

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