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Folktales Asian


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The Empty Pot
The Empty Pot
by Demi
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An IRA-CBC Children's Choice. An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists."... (read more)

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Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
by Ed Young
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"Not for the faint-hearted, Lon Po Po (Grandmother Wold), is a tale of a menacing danger and courage....(Young's) command of page composition and his sensitive use of color give the book a visual force that matches the strength of the story and stands as... (read more)

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Tikki Tikki Tembo
Tikki Tikki Tembo
by Arlene Mosel
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Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo- chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo! Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent's classic re-creation of... (read more)

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Tikki Tikki Tembo (Owlet Book)
Tikki Tikki Tembo (Owlet Book)
by Arlene Mosel
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Tikki tikki tembo-no sa rembo- chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo! Three decades and more than one million copies later children still love hearing about the boy with the long name who fell down the well. Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent's classic re-creation of... (read more)

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Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India
Monkey: A Trickster Tale from India
by Gerald Mcdermott
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Monkey is hungry for the delicious mangoes on the island in the river, but he can't swim! How will he get there? Crocodile offers to carry Monkey across the water on his back, so Monkey hops aboard. Trouble is, Crocodile is hungry too—for... (read more)

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The Paper Dragon
The Paper Dragon
by Marguerite W. Davol and Robert Sabuda
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Mi Fei is a humble painter of scrolls. Between each day's sunrise and sunset, he paints scenes of the gods and their festivals' portraits of heroes and their deeds. Although the scrolls bring him fame, Mi Fei is content to live in his village, surrounded... (read more)

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The Boy in the Garden
The Boy in the Garden
by Allen Say
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There was a story that Mama read to Jiro: Once, in old Japan, a young woodcutter lived alone in a little cottage. One winter day he found a crane struggling in a snare and set it free. When Jiro looks out the window into Mr. Ozus garden, he sees a crane... (read more)

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Asian Tales and Tellers
Asian Tales and Tellers
by Cathy Spagnoli
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In this abundant and kaleidoscopic collection, Spagnoli includes stories from Japan, India, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Laos, Tibet, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, China, Indonesia, Taiwan, Burma, and Nepal. After profiling modern Asian... (read more)

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Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales: Beloved Myths and Legends from the Middle Kingdom
Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales: Beloved Myths and Legends from the Middle Kingdom
by Shelly (rtl) Fu
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Everyone is interested in China these days, and that includes kids. Tuttle Publishing's Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales is a wonderful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make for great reading adventures. From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo,... (read more)

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Dragon Soup
Dragon Soup
by Arlene Williams
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A moving story set in Southeast Asia that illustrates the value of a "win-win" solution to life's obstacles. When Tonlu's father cannot pay his great debt to the village merchant, Tonlu must become the man's bride. Tonlu cannot bear the thought of... (read more)

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Mouse Match: A Chinese Folktale
Mouse Match: A Chinese Folktale
by Ed Young
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Caldecott Medalist Ed Young retells an ancient Chinese tale of how a father mouse travels to the end of the earth in search of the perfect husband for his wonderful daughter. How could he have known when he set out that his journey would lead him back... (read more)

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The Chinese Fairy Book
The Chinese Fairy Book
by Richard Wilhelm
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Abundant with imperiled princesses, sorcerers both kind and evil, anthropomorphic animals, otherworldly ghosts, and more engaging characters, this captivating collection of yarns from ancient China offers 73 spellbinding stories. Glowing with timeless... (read more)

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Maya and the Turtle
Maya and the Turtle
by John C Stickler
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Poverty is all Maya has ever known, but she doesn't allow it to stop her from caring for her father, and others, as best she can. Kind and gentle, she is a lovely young girl who always puts others first. One day, she finds a little turtle and takes him... (read more)

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Liang and the Magic Paintbrush
Liang and the Magic Paintbrush
by Demi
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When a poor boy in China receives a magical paintbrush, everything he paints turns to life. But the wicked emperor wants to capture the boy when he hears the news. The story will excite readers as the ruler gets his just reward when the boy creates a... (read more)

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Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat
Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat
by Amy Tan and Gretchen Schields
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"The Truth is," Ming Miao told her five kittens, "you are not Siamese cats but Chinese cats. As a matter of fact, one of our family's ancestors from a thousand cat lives ago was the famous feline Sagwa of China..." One day Sagwa was napping in the... (read more)

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Lon Po Po
Lon Po Po
by Ed Young
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Award-winning artist Ed Young illustrates, with characteristic flair and energy, the ancient Chinese version of the favorite fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood". Young's vibrant, yet delicate, pastels and watercolors add drama to the deftly translated... (read more)

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The Weaving of a Dream (Picture Puffins)
The Weaving of a Dream (Picture Puffins)
by Marilee Heyer
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Heyer retells an engrossing Chinese folktale about an old woman who weaves exquisite brocades. Full-color illustrations.... (read more)

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Brush of the Gods
Brush of the Gods
by Lenore Look
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This gorgeous picture book biography, according to Kirkus Reviews in a starred review, is "a cheerful introduction not only to Wu Daozi, but to the power of inspiration." Who wants to learn calligraphy when your brush is meant for so much more? Wu Daozi (... (read more)

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Tibetan Tales for Little Buddhas
Tibetan Tales for Little Buddhas
by Naomi C Rose
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This 64-page picture book features three beautifully illustrated tales from Tibet. Each story, told in English and Tibetan, offers a fun, enchanting glimpse of Tibetan culture. Children and adults will delight in the adventures with yaks, yetis, monks... (read more)

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The Whispering Cloth: A Refugee's Story
The Whispering Cloth: A Refugee's Story
by Pegi Deitz Shea
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Mai spends her days at the Widows' Store, listening to the Hmong women as they stitch and talk, stitch and talk. They are making pa'ndau---brightly colored story cloths--which they sell to the traders from Chiang Khan. Mai wishes she, too, ... (read more)

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