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Mythology Class Philippine Legends Become Reality Graphic Novel


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This Philippine National Book Award-winning graphic novel fuses Philippine myth and magic with contemporary action. Borrowing elements from The Lord of the Rings and The Phantom Tollbooth, author and creator Arnold Arre reinvents age-old Filipino fables, constructing a rich world of folklore fantasy for a new generation. When Nicole Lacson, an Anthropology student at the University of the Philippines, is summoned to a secret meeting by the mysterious Madame Enkanta, she finds herself face-to-face with living creatures from Philippine mythology and folklore that she never imagined existed in real life! Tikblangs, kapres, and a range of engkantos figures from her grandfather's bedtime storiesher previous notions of reality.