Synopses & Reviews
The classic story about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability is "a dramatic retelling of an old Chinese tale". (The New York Public Library)". . . . when Bishop makes the tall brother stretch, the sea-swallower work, or the robust one hold his breath, young children will laugh and laugh".--New York Herald Tribune Books. Full color.
The classic picture book about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability, has been in print for almost 80 years.
"An original nonsense tale told with...spirit and gusto." -- The Horn Book