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Chinese children's favorite stories

Chinese Children's Favorite

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Yip,Mingmei

Source:

Tuttle Pub., Tokyo ; Rutland, VT, p.96 (2004)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3625 .I6 C48 2004

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9917934

Keywords:

Folklore--China, Juvenile materials, Tales--China

Abstract:

Contents: The fish-basket goddess -- The mouse bride -- Dream of the butterfly -- The cowherd and the spinning girl -- The ghost catcher -- The frog who lived in a well -- Chang-E flies to the moon -- The wolf and the scholar -- Playing the qin for the water buffalo -- Carp jumping over the dragon gate -- How the fox tricked the tiger -- The Monkey King turns the heavenly palace upside down -- The monkey Wu Kong learns his lesson.; Summary: A collection of children's legends and tales from China. This volume of beloved Chinese stories contains a delightful selection from the rich store of Chinese folklore and legend. Discover the many delightful animal characters as well as Chang-E, the famous Eight Immortals, and Guan Yin, goddess of compassion. Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children aged six to ten in other countries a glimpse into both the tradition and culture of China. - Publisher.

Publication Language:

eng