Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom

Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom

Shiho S. Nunes

**Winner of the 2014 Aesop Prize for kid's and younger grownup Literature**

**Winner of the 2013 Gelett Burgess kid's publication Award for Fables, Folklore & Fairytales**

**2014 artistic baby journal ebook of the 12 months Award Winner**

For hundreds of thousands of years, chinese language storytellers have overjoyed listeners with tales concerning the price of virtues like honesty, admire, braveness and self-reliance. Chinese Fables collects nineteen of those fantastic stories, a few of them relationship again to the 3rd century BCE, and retells them in modern English for a contemporary audience.

Each of those tales bargains a nugget of old people knowledge and stocks features of chinese language tradition and lore. all the stories show the foibles and knowledge of human adventure with nice humor and affection. And even if the teachings are common, the wit and style are uniquely Chinese.

Beautifully illustrated via a grasp chinese language artist utilizing a patchwork of historic tones and textures, with a deft contact of humor, this e-book will provide nice pleasure to youngsters and adults alike.

Chinese kid's tales include:

  • The functional Bride
  • Stealing the Bell
  • Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy
  • Cooking the Duck
  • Scaring the Tigers
  • The Dragon Slayer

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