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THE HUNTER: A Chinese Folktale

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In this spare retelling of a Chinese folk tale, a hunter receives a wonderful gift that ultimately costs him his life. When Hai Li Bu rescues a small snake who turns out to be the daughter of the Dragon King of the Sea, her grateful father gives the young hunter the ability to understand the language of animals—with a warning that he will turn to stone if he ever reveals his secret. One day the ... Read full review

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Review: The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale

User Review  - Kaley Robinson - Goodreads

This book tells the tale about how a hunter had a spell cast on him that helped him understand animals. When he was able to understand the animals, he was able to hunt all of the animals because he ... 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

Review: The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale

User Review  - Andrew Foster - Goodreads

Grade Level: Kindergarten to 2nd A very good Chinese folktale with a great moral. The illustrations are very monotone and may not appeal to children as other books might, but the story is great and ... Read full review

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  - Fisal Ansari - Goodreads

Age: Grades 8--YA Genre: Folk tale Diversity Chinese folk lore. Illustrations: Amazing Chinese drawings, one dimensional. Personal response: Speaking with animals and inanimate objects are ancient ... Read full review

Review: The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale

User Review  - Shuojin - Goodreads

This is an impressive story. This story talks about Hai Li Bu is a hunter, and one day he saved Dragon King's daughter and then he asks Dragon King to know the language of animals, and he cannot tell ... Read full review

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