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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

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

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

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

The Gift

Written by Gidget Roceles-Jimenez

Illustrated by Liza Flores

Prateep Ungsongtam-Hata (Thai)

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service, 1978

Copyright © 2007

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
 

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