Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet

Product Number: EB00643912
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462908004
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese and Tibeten folk and fairytales and other stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture. Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet is a captivating collection of stories from different parts of China and Tibet. Enter a mythical world where animals speak and play tricks on each other, and especially on the great striped tiger, often characterized as powerful and strong, but who can be fooled. Also depicted are humans who perform magic, both good and bad; humans who become animals; animals who become human; magic pancakes; wishing cups; fairy boats, a Chinese Cinderella, and a Tibetan creation story. These unique stories are fresh and charming, filled with humorous insights into Tibetan and Chinese culture and life, including the power and influence of the moon and the importance of festivals. Readers of all ages will find much to love within these pages. Chinese and Tibeten folk tales include: -A Chinese Cinderella -The Country of the Mice -The Wishing Cup -The Story of the Tortoise and the Monkey -A Hungry Wolf -The King of the Mountain -How the Deer Lost His Tale

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Author(s): Lotta Carswell-Hume
Original Publish Date: Oct 16, 2012

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