Skip to main content
Gecko: A Balinese Folktale

Gecko: A Balinese Folktale

Share

Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Pinterest
Share On LinkedIn
Email
Subject ArtsDrama, Visual Arts
Grade Level Grades 6-8
License

About This Lesson

Asian Art Museum Storyteller, Miriam Mills, tells the story of Gecko: A Balinese Folktale (adapted by Miriam Mills). Note: This story was inspired by "Go to Sleep, Gecko!" by Margaret Read MacDonald (2006) and a Balinese tale in "Folk Tales from Bali and Lombok" by Margaret Muth Alibash. The story also is retold by Balinese storyteller Made Taro in his "Lagu-Lagu Permainan Traditional Bali" . In Made Taro's version, a woodpecker begins the tale and the chief is a lion, rather than a human. Illustrator, Geraldo Valèrio, made an artistic decision to depict the village head as an elephant.

Resources

Legacy Embed

Reviews

Write A Review

Be the first to submit a review!

Advertisement