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 ( lives in Ranier, Minnesota, with her husband and two children. This is her first picture book for Atheneum.

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