Treasury of Chinese Folktales

Treasury of Chinese Folktales

Beloved Myths and Legends From the Middle Kingdom

Book - 2008
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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales is a wonderful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make for great reading adventures. From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, this mesmerizing book includes myths of creation, mortality and love.

More than just a Chinese children's storybook, Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales also explores the historical impact and roots of each tale, inviting you and the children you love to enjoy the many layers of meaning contained within them fully. The included pronunciation guide, as well as information for further reading, makes this a perfect tool for educators, librarians and parents.
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Pub., c2008.
ISBN: 9780804838078
Characteristics: 129 p : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
Additional Contributors: Fu, Xiaoxian
Yee, Patrick - Illustrator

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