Synopses & Reviews
Li Ming looks so proud guarding his one lone pomegranate tree that people mockingly call him and#147;King Pom.and#8221; But when he catches a big red fox stealing one of his prized fruits, the fox makes a deal with him: if Li Ming lets him go, the fox will make him rich. Suddenly, the mockery stops. Li Ming gets fine clothes, magnificent horses, a splendid palace, and a princess to wed. But is the foxand#8217;s generosity real? This ancient, action-packed version of Puss-in-Boots, portrayed in boldly colored collage illustrations, is just the book to make eager readers demand repeat readings.
Li Ming looks so proud guarding his one pomegranate tree that people laugh and call him 'King Pom'. But when Li Ming catches a big red fox stealing a pomegranate and the fox makes a deal with him - "Get me out of here and I'll make you rich " - the laughing stops. For the smooth-tongued fox uses his craft and daring to spin tales that will bring Li Ming fine clothes, magnificent horses, a splendid palace ... and the hand of a princess in marriage This ancient, action-packed Chinese version of Puss-in-Boots, featuring a fox instead of a cat, together with an ogre and a tiger, will delight young readers.