The Paddy that Turned to Gold
Author: Mustapha, Zainun
Illustrator: Khairulnisak Merman
This folktale tells the story of a poor farmer who had trouble keeping the sparrows from eating his paddy during harvest. One day he met an old lady and helped her. Following the old lady’s advice, the farmer let the sparrows eat some of his paddy, which led to rich rewards.
Publisher: Malaysian Institute of Translation & Books (Malaysia)