The hunter: a Chinese folktale

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

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User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

This is an inspiring story of love, loyalty, and sacrifice. The illustrations were a little confusing to me until I got used to the style, and then they became intriguing and really added to the story ... Read full review

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

When a terrible drought grips the land, even skilled hunter Hai Li Bu has difficulty finding game, and the people of his village soon grow gaunt and quarrelsome. Rescuing a small pearly snake - really ... 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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