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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This book is about a young boy that is a hunter for his village and because a drought has kept them from being able to farm, the people are now starving. He runs upon a snake that is about to be ... Read full review

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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

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About the author (2000)

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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