Chinese Fairy Tales

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Courier Corporation, 1998 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 76 pages
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Talking animals, imperiled princesses, clever cowherds, and other intriguing characters populate this engaging collection of authentic Chinese fairy tales. Among them are a wide variety of fables, legends of the gods, ghost stories, myths and more. Included in this modestly priced compilation are such favorite stories as 'Why Dog and Cat Are Enemies', 'The Flower-Elves', 'The Dragon-Princess', 'The Maiden Who Was Stolen Away', 'The Bird with Nine Heads', and many others. Enhanced by 18 charming illustrations, Chinese Fairy Tales offers a captivating series of time-honored tales sure to enchant children, adults and any lover of folklore.
 

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User Review  - the1butterfly - LibraryThing

This is an interesting collection of many Chinese fairy tales. They are short, and could easily be added to a quick lesson for more culture. They are perfect for Chinese New Year. (Description from Class Libray) Read full review

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Womens Words Part Flesh and Blood
1
The Three Rhymsters
5
The Bird with Nine Heads
8
The Cave of the Beasts
13
The Panther
16
The Great Flood
21
Why Dog and Cat Are Enemies
25
The Herd Boy and the Weaving Maiden
27
The Miserly Farmer
35
Old Dschang
37
The FlowerElves
43
The DragonPrincess
49
The Disowned Princess
55
The Maiden Who Was Stolen Away
65
The Frog Princess
69
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The Lady of the Moon
32

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