Korean Children's Favorite Stories

Product Number: EB00643928
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462908165
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture. Korean Children's Favorite Stories is a captivating collection of Korean folktales for children which are still being told, just as they have been for generations. Some are Korean-specific, while others echo those told in other countries. Written with wit and pathos, they unveil the inevitable foibles of people everywhere and expose the human-like qualities of animals and the animal-like qualities of humans. Pulsating with the rhythm of life and the seasons, these Korean fables transport the reader to a wonderland where ants talk, a baby rabbit outwits a tiger, a tree fathers a child, and a toad saves a whole village. Korean stories include: - The Story Bag - The Pheasant, the Dove, and the Magpie - The Bridegroom's Shopping - The Bad Tiger - The Great Flood - The Pumpkin Seeds - The Grateful Tiger - The Three Princesses - And more

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Author(s): Kim So-un
Original Publish Date: Nov 06, 2012

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