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Moments...

by Orlino C. Baldonado

Moments is a compilation of 116 specific moments that the author vividly recalled from his past. The first is about watching his father supervise a carpenter make his coffin when the author was three and a half years old. One of the last ones is a recent accident when he was 75 years old, and he thought he was going to die from that accident.

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Jerika The Sea Princess

by Orlino C. and Estrella C. Baldonado

Jerika dreamed of being a princess, but since she was from a poor family living by the sea, she knew she would never be one. She often sat alone on a rock offshore, where she observed the increasing pollution of the ocean by plastics and other debris. One day, she met the merfolk Clyfford. A merfolk has two fish tails instead of two legs. They became friends, and they shared a common concern for the ocean environment. The merfolks have a magical coral flower that allows them to become human beings. They fell in love with each other and had to decide as to who they would be - as a merfolk or a human being. Read their love story and their choices that led Jerika to become a real Princess of the Sea.

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Hannah The Helpful Princess

by Orlino C. and Estrella C. Baldonado

Princess Hannah was considered by her parents- the Queen and King, to be suitable only for palace parties and receptions. But her heart was set on being out in the country to work with and help her people. A flood disaster gave her the chance to show what she was capable of that led her overall role as “helper of the people.”

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Enhanced Classic Rhymes

Old Ambrocio had a farm

by Orlino C. and Estrella C. Baldonado

This story is derived from the popular “Old MacDonald Had a Farm” children’s rhyme. The story is told about Old Ambrocio, a farmer in the Philippines. The usual animals are depicted (chickens, pigs, goats, geese, etc.), but also features Ambrocio using a carabao (water buffalo) in his farm planted with rice and corn. Old Ambrocio shares his farm produce with friends and neighbors. The story was written to go with the new set of verses to be sung like the popular children’s rhyme.

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Extended Aesop Story(Series)

The Fox Who Lost His Tail (Extended Aesop Story)

by Orlino C. and Estrella C. Baldonado

In the old Aesop story, a fox who lost his tail was embarrassed by it. He told others he looked good without a tail and advised them to also get rid of theirs. For this foolish advice, he got nothing but derision. It made his problems worse. What happened to this fox with a handicap? Read how he learned to deal with his disability. He obtained guidance from a wise old fox on what was important in life.

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The Two Roosters (Extended Aesop Story)

by Orlino C. and Estrella C. Baldonado

This story tells what happened to the losing Brown rooster after his competitor, the Red rooster won the fight. Red bragged too much for having won, that he failed to notice an eagle, who captured him for his dinner. With Red gone, Brown, the loser, became the leader of the flock. He realized there were many responsibilities for being a leader. This is one of many stories published by ecEmedia extending the old Aesop stories.

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Buyog and Trella A Bee and Butterfly Story

by Orlino C. and Estrella C. Baldonado

Buyog was a drone bee and was supposed to live to mate with the queen bee. But something went wrong with his genes, and Buyog became a male worker bee with amorous tendencies. Buyog fell in love with Trella, a monarch butterfly. Distracted by this love, he neglected his duties as a worker bee to gather nectar for the colony.

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Mally and Draky Loyal Pair of Mallards

by Orlino C. and Estrella C. Baldonado

Mally and Draky were two mallard ducks that became a pair, loyal to each other. They overcame problems posed by hunters and predators like big fish, foxes, owls, and crocodiles. Through it all, they survived external threats, won fights with other mallards, solved problems through their intelligence, and remained faithful to each other.

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