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Luh Ayu Manik Mas

Modeled after traditional Indonesian shadow puppet storytellers and co-developed with the community and a team of local artists, digital superhero Luh Ayu Manik Mas engages youth to take action to advance the sustainable development goals. By day, Luh Ayu Manik is an 8th grade schoolgirl from Bali. She incarnates into Luh Ayu Manik Mas a courageous, agile, fast and strong Indonesian superhero, informed by Balinese traditional wisdom and the public through her social media channels to empower the community to improve their natural and cultural environmentsHer books are each in Balinese, Indonesian, and English.

Luh Ayu Manik Mas in Edition :

Tresna ring alas

Author: I Made Sugianto Illustrator: Gus Dark The forest has been laid bare. The trees have been cut down and the wood taken away. Luh Ayu Manik and her friends are deeply saddened to see the forest destroyed. There is a police post in the middle of the forest but, despite this, the thieves are still able to steal wood. Luh Ayu Manik and her friends have come up with a plan to catch the thieves. But unfortunately, their plan has been foiled. And now the thieves are chasing them with a chainsaw. What will happen to Luh Ayu Manik and her friends?

Ngae perpustakaan keliling

Author: Ni Made Ari Dwijayanthi Illustrator: Gus Dark Without warning, a fierce wind sprang up in Room 21. The book that Luh Ayu Manik and her friends were reading shook and then flew about the room. And from the pages of the dirty, torn and tattered book, horrid demons appeared. Luh and her friends wanted to run away but they couldn’t move … they were like statues. I Wayan and I Made wanted to scream … but their lips were sealed shut and they couldn’t speak.

Pahlawan Lingkungan

Author: Putu Supartika Illustrator: Gus Dark When walking home after watching ogoh-ogoh, Luh Ayu Manik and Putu Nita were surprised to see the young people falling up and running around, and screaming in fear accompanied by asking for help. “Tulung-tulung …” shouted Wayan. There are people who can walk. the body is tall and made of all kinds of plastic and cork. Instantly Luh Ayu Manik remembered I Wayan’s behavior with and I Made who liked to throw away the trash when making ogoh-ogoh into the river this morning.

Nglawan luu plastik

Author: Ni Nyoman Ayu Suciartini
Illustrator: I Nyoman Mayartayasa

Luh Ayu Manik Mas is an ordinary Balinese eighth grader. But when there is danger or injustice happens, she uses her bracelet covering a dragon birthmark to turn into a superhero with extraordinary powers. In her latest adventure, Luh Ayu goes with her grandmother to the beach to celebrate a local traditional holiday. When she reaches the shore, she sees her grandmother cut her foot on plastic trash. She looks around and sees finds a hurt turtle, some dead fish and people swimming in trash. All of a sudden, a fierce monster emerges from the water to attack everyone, including poor Luh Ayu. who is being swallowed by the plastic spitting monster. He is angry and merciless because he himself has suffered from the growing plastic in the seas. He wants revenge. What will Luh Ayu do? Will she save herself, her injured grandmother, her friends and the polluted oceans?

Mamula woh-wohan lokal

Author : Ida Bagus Arya Lawa Manuaba & BASAbali Wiki Team
Illustrator : I Nyoman Mayartayasa

Luh Ayu Manik Mas is a proud project of BASAbali foundation to enrich young people knowlegde of social environment in a unique way. A storybook with fictional character namely Luh Ayu Manik Mas, a Balinese middle school girl with ability to transform herself into superhero to save this earth from danger. Here, we present you her wonderful journey!! Make sure follow her journey and stay tune in website BASAbali or our platform

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5th Chapter Description :  Imported fruit is taking over local Balinese produce! The gods at the temple warn of the dangers. Luh Ayu Manik Mas has to do something to save the local fruits and to promote the balance of people, environment and culture that is at the heart of the sustainable development goals…

Ngalahang legu poleng

Author : Melania Torrey & Made Suhendri Yani
Illustrator : I Nyoman Mayartayasa

Made Putri has fallen ill! The news caught Luh Ayu by surprise. It was just a couple of days before that she talks with her best friend. On that telephone conversation, Made Putri sounded so jovial. She just received a package from her older sister in the States. Luh Ayu was also happy for her. The Covid-19 pandemic has made telephone conversation the only mean for Luh Ayu to talk to her friends. The doctor said that Made Putri suffers from Dengue Fever. While it is not the coronavirus, dengue fever can’t be viewed lightly due to its annual death tolls. Luh Ayu feels sad, she then asked her friends to clean up their village. Unbeknown to them, this simple activity would lead them to face a monstrous mosquito who wanted to suck all of their blood. Carefully Luh Ayu turned herself into the superhero Luh ayu Manik Mas to help her friends out of this problem…

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