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Vietnamese Tales of Rabbits and Watermelons (Asian Folktales Retold)

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Publisher Comments:

This new HEIAN series is devoted to oral retellings of Asian childhood tales. Each story can be read individually or aloud to young children just learning to listen. Vietnamese Fables of Frogs and Toads includes “The Frog Bride” and “The Toad Who Brought the Rain.” Vietnamese Tales of Rabbits and Watermelons includes “The Rabbit Who Always Got Away” and “Antem and the Watermelons.”

Synopsis:

These Asian folktales revive an oral tradition that will delight children ages 8 and up

Synopsis:


This new HEIAN series is devoted to oral retellings of Asian childhood tales. Each story can be read individually or aloud to young children just learning to listen. Vietnamese Fables of Frogs and Toadsincludes "The Frog Bride"and "The Toad Who Brought the Rain."Vietnamese Tales of Rabbits and Watermelonsincludes "The Rabbit Who Always Got Away"and "Antem and the Watermelons."

About the Author

B. Tokyo 1927. After retiring as a Japanese teacher he became a volunteer teaching Vietnamese refugees in Japan. He is a leader of the "Shibuya Minwa no Kai" (Shibuya Folktale Association), storytelling and working with the elderly to preserve Japan's own oral traditions. B. Tokyo 1954. A graduate of Tokyo's University of Fine Arts, she is a professional artist and has illustrated many books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780893469481
Publisher:
Heian
Subject:
General
Translator:
Galgani, Matthew
Illustrator:
Kojima, Shoko
Author:
Kojima, Shoko
Author:
Sakairi, Masao
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Folklore -- Vietnam.
Subject:
Tales -- Vietnam.
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Asian Folktales Retold
Publication Date:
20061101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 4 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30 Color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.38x8.54x.37 in. .85 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Vietnamese Tales of Rabbits and Watermelons (Asian Folktales Retold)
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These Asian folktales revive an oral tradition that will delight children ages 8 and up
"Synopsis" by ,
This new HEIAN series is devoted to oral retellings of Asian childhood tales. Each story can be read individually or aloud to young children just learning to listen. Vietnamese Fables of Frogs and Toadsincludes "The Frog Bride"and "The Toad Who Brought the Rain."Vietnamese Tales of Rabbits and Watermelonsincludes "The Rabbit Who Always Got Away"and "Antem and the Watermelons."
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