The hunter: a Chinese folktale

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Atheneum Books for Young Reader, Sep 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
14 Reviews
After learning to understand the language of animals, Hai Li Bu the hunter sacrifices himself to save his village.

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Review: The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

sad but very good. Interesting calligraphic illustrations. Read full review

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User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

A hunter and the people of his village endure a drought. The hunter saves a snake and as repayment receives knowledge that aides him in successful hunts, but struggles to help his village understand ... Read full review

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Author Mary Casanova was enchanted by the story of Hai Li Bu when she first heard it from a foreign exchange student from China who was staying with her. Ms. Casanaova (www.marycasanova.com) lives in Ranier, Minnesota, with her husband and two children. This is her first picture book for Atheneum.

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