Peles the grasshopper is tired of having to search for food, so he takes on farming and heeds advice from Hugo the Ant who says that all he needs is “industry, patience, and a little hard work.” Sounds easy, peasy! But is success really ever easy?
ALEXINE: A lovely tale to teach children hard work, perseverance and patience. In this digital age, having to actually wait for something is fast becoming an alien concept.
AWARD: 1984 PBBY Illustrator’s Prize, Grand Prize Winner
AUTHOR: Virgilio S. Almario
ILLUSTRATOR: Renato Gamos
PUBLISHER: Adarna House
LANGUAGE: English & Filipino