In the old days, there was a man who was denied a bright future. But because of his kind heart, he was given the chance to improve his life. But he abused his good fortune, and for this a curse turned him into a slow-moving creature.
Read in this modern legend about the origin of the turtle and the price of being too proud.
Story by: Segundo D. Matias, Jr.
Illustrations by: Ghani Madueño
In English and Filipino. Ages 6 and up.
Tags: legend, turtle, greed, hardwork, bullying, flood, diwata, goddess, rain, water, animals