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A Storytelling World magazine award winner

In turns funny, poignant, and wise, these nine lively stories are peopled with an array of unusual characters, including a young woman raised as a boy who is then faced with the complicated business of marriage; a carp-fish spirit who changes herself into a young woman for love's sake; a Miracle Doctor who can cure all illnesses except one; and a shopkeeper who learns the hard way the true meaning of justice.

Synopsis:

A collection of nine stories from China filled with unusual characters that are based on famous historical events.

Table of Contents

The Ch®i-lin purse — Dog steals and Rooster crows --The two Miss Peonys — The Ho-Shih jade — The Prime Minister and the General — The clever magistrate --Mr. Yeh's New Year — The miracle doctor — The royal bridegroom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374411893
Author:
Lee, Jeanne M.
Author:
Lee, Jeanne M.
Author:
Lee, Jeanne M.
Publisher:
Square Fish
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Asian
Subject:
Folk-lore, chinese
Subject:
Tales, chinese
Subject:
Folklore -- China.
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mythology
Subject:
People
Subject:
Places/General
Subject:
People & Places - General
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-General
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Number:
Sunburst ed.
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations throughout
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.08 x 4.62 x 0.35 in
Age Level:
08-12

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