It is a fruit favored by many, especially children the papaya, the extraordinary fruit with black seeds and white flesh that ripens into yellow.
This legend reveals the poignant story of a kindhearted queen and her loyal subjects and how the papaya came to be.
Story by: Rene O. Villanueva
Illustrations by: Jason Abalos
Filipino and English. Ages 6 and up.
Tags: food, fruits, papaya, legend, diwata, queen, women, pottery, kingdom, pirates