This folktale from Java tells about a girl who has only sixtytwo hairs on her head. So great is her mother’s love that she sings a prayer for her daughter every night, asking for her ugly daughter to be changed into a beauty and become the king’s wife.

By Murti Bunanta
Publisher: Gramedia Widiasarana Indonesia (Grasindo), Indonesia
Publication date: June 2012
48 pages, 21.5 cm x 27 cm, paperback
ISBN: 9789790817876