Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales: Beloved Myths And Legends From The Middle Kingdom

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byShelley FuIllustratorPatrick Yee

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture. Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales is a wonderful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make for great reading adventures. From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, this mesmerizing book includes myths of creation, mortality and love.More than just a Chinese children's storybook, Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales also explores the historical impact and roots of each tale, inviting you and the children you love to fully enjoy the many layers of meaning contained within them. The included pronunciation guide as well as information for further reading makes this a perfect tool for educators, librarians and parents.

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture. Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales is a wonderful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make for great reading adventures. From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators...

Shelley Fu , a Chinese-American, is fluent in Mandarin. Ms. Fu holds a B.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.A. from Marquette University. She is currently a technical editor in Chicago. Illustrator Patrick Yee holds a degree in Graphic Design, specializing in illustrations from Camberwell College of A...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 12.26 × 9.37 × 0.62 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0804838070

ISBN - 13:9780804838078

Appropriate for ages: 5