Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales

Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales


By (author) Shelly Fu, By (author) Patrick Yee

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  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 236mm x 307mm x 20mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 15 December 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Boston
  • ISBN 10: 0804838070
  • ISBN 13: 9780804838078
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: 60+ full-color illustrations
  • Sales rank: 310,993

Product description

Everyone is interested in China these days, and that includes kids. Tuttle Publishing's "Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales" is a wonderful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make for great reading adventures. From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, this mesmerizing book includes myths of creation, mortality and love. More than just a storybook, "Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales" also explores the historical impact and roots of each tale, inviting you and the children you love to fully enjoy the many layers of meaning contained within them. The included pronunciation guide as well as information for further reading makes this a perfect tool for educators, librarians and parents.

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Author information

Shelley Fu, a Chinese-American, is fluent in Mandarin. Fu holds a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA from Marquette University. She is currently a technical editor in Chicago.