Through The Bamboo

July 6, 2021|
Through The Bamboo by Andrea Mapili
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Twelve-year-old Philly is literally pulled into an action-packed adventure while mourning the loss of her lola when she opens an old book and finds herself tossed into the fantastical land of Uwi.

In Uwi, memories are stories, and all stories are forbidden since the datu’s storytelling-loving wife died and his youngest daughter Nale disappeared. Now his remaining daughters, the Sisters, rule with darkness in their hearts. So when Philly appears, the duwende believe that she is Nale and the key to saving Uwi. Can Philly save them all while searching for her lola to bring her back home?

Similar to The Wizard of Oz, the Chronicles of Narnia, and Alice in Wonderland, this unique Filipinx-Canadian tale inspired by Philippine mythology shows the value of keeping memories alive and explores how families deal with loss.

Andrea Mapili is a playwright, movement director, choreographer, dancer, and somatic practitioner based in Toronto. In November 2017, she choreographed a production of Cassettes 100, a one hundred-person interarts piece at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts. In addition to co-writing Through the Bamboo, she was also Movement Dire...
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Title:Through The Bamboo
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:104 pages, 7.62 X 5.12 X 0.25 in
Shipping dimensions:104 pages, 7.62 X 5.12 X 0.25 in
Published:July 6, 2021
Publisher:Playwrights Canada Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780369102461

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