Stories behind Chinese Idioms (II)

Stories behind Chinese Idioms (II)

Illustrated by: He Youzhi and Ding Xiaofang
For Ages: 8 - 2
By reading ancient Chinese myths in a fun story setting, kids will learn the meanings behind some of China's most famous idioms.

Chinese language has a very special category of Chinese idioms called chengyu, a unique style of idiom always told in four characters. Every idiom has a fascinating story behind it, sometimes drawn from history, and other times told as a parable. With great illustrations and characters, this full-color book will be perfect for your child's bedtime stories.

Chinese stories include:
  • Yu Gong Moves the Mountains
  • Practice Makes Perfect
  • How Ji Chang Learned Archery
  • The Fox Borrows the Tiger's Power and Prestige
  • A Man from Zheng Buys Shoes
  • Shanghai Press, Better Link Press | 
  • 48 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781602209664 | 
  • October 2010 | 
  • Grades 3 - 6

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