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Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet

Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet

For Ages: 5 - 4
Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet is a captivating collection of Chinese folktales from different parts of China and Tibet. Enter a storybook-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 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 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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  • Tuttle Publishing | 
  • 112 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780804835862 | 
  • August 2004 | 
  • Grades K - 8
List Price $18.95
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