The hunter: a Chinese folktale

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Atheneum Books for Young Reader, Sep 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
17 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  - 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

Review: The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale

User Review  - Jacqueline Erickson - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book and think children woud definitely as well! The illustrations were very beautiful and it was not long and drawn out and told the story of a hunter who saved his village ... 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 ( lives in Ranier, Minnesota, with her husband and two children. This is her first picture book for Atheneum.

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