The Boy Who Would Feed the World
Author: Neni Sta. Romana Cruz
Illustrator: Quiz P. Maiquez
This is the story of how hybrid rice came about, thanks to the perseverance of Yuan, a Chinese agronomist. Troubled by a famine in China, Yuan sets out to discover how to produce enough rice for all his fellowmen. He finally succeeds after conducting over three thousand experiments.
Publisher: The Bookmark, Inc. (Philippines)