Dum! Dum! Dum! Ardha and Adi was beating drums they found in an old barn. Suddenly Ardha’s hands and feet are moving on its own, dance to the beat of drums. Adi could not control his beat. A white mist fall on the two children and the boys found themselves in a dense Papuan forest in the 1800s. They follow a Dutch expedition team. The situation becomes critical when one member of the expedition caught stealing a sacred drums. Ardha and Adi tried to investigate the old drums and the expedition.
Abductions by The Watercress Witches! Karin’s eyes widened when she listened to the story Jitendra, her new best fried, had to tell. According to Jitendra, his mother was abducted by the watercress witches. So did Inggi, Jitendra’s maid’s younger sister. Both their stories seemed alike. Both women were sad, were haunted by nightmares which included giant green birds, both loved going to the watercress garden, and both went missing after eating watercress from the watercress farmers.
An engaging, comprehensive book to help young adults achieve successes in life. This book provides practical, road-tested wisdom in essential life arenas such as life perspective, character, relationships and communication, spiritual life, handling adversity, personal productivity, college academics, career selection and advancement, love and marriage, and managing finances. Through illustration, instruction, and reflective questions, the book reveals 109 success pointers to help teenager entering into adulthood.
Nyu-nyu the little turtle, moaned because of stomachache. Suddenly he heard a gentle voice greeted him. Nyu-nyu sought to all directions, but no one there. When he tilted back to the water surface, he saw a strange twig. It turned out that it was the twig who spoke to him. Its name is Pagul.
Bubu really wanted to climb up a rainbow. He thought that he had to find the end of the rainbow first. The funny thing was, every time he tried to get closer to it, the rainbow’s end kept going further away. But, Bubu never gave up. He kept on running after it until he got to the sea side. Could Bubu finally find the end of the rainbow?
Kak Mila’s songket is gone! How can that be? Tomorrow is the closing ceremony of the Musi Festival and everyone has to wear a songket. People will come to rent one from our collections and they will look beautiful with our songket. Well, except for Kak Mila. Now, I have to look for the songket! Kak Mila’s songket can’t be anywhere, right? Or, is it? An exciting story which introduces one of Indonesian textiles: songket.
If you are as smart as Ali, maybe you would do the same as he is: never bothers to listen to anyone. Why? Simply because most people are saying things that he already knows. But, one thing that he hasn’t known yet, even the smallest information could be so important. Come, have a long day walk with Ali to find his mother. You’ll meet some strange people until the strangest one!
This book presents collection of stories told by a grandfather to his grandchildren. Stories on this book originated from all corners of the archipelago, so they are entrenched in the heart of the grandfather, who was Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs. The stories teach lesson about being obedient to parents, about generosity, leadership, and the courage to defend that right. Among them are “Biwar the Dragon Conquerer”,”Long Drought in The Kingdom of Crocodile”,”Flower Princess Shooting the Moon”, and “The Pinkie”.
Tales of Remarkable “Little Companions” contains ten fascinating stories about finding the true meaning of life. Children will find the stories both amusing and meaningful, especially because they depict familiar childhood things such as wooden horse, rubber duck, and plastic yo-yo as main characters. There tales will be read over and over again and will be handed down to the next generations as tales that will live in their heart forever.