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Chinese fables : "The Dragon Slayer" and other timeless tales of wisdom / by Shiho S. Nunes ; illustrated by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780804841528 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0804841527 (hbk.)
  • Description: 64 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle, c2013.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Children's Nonfiction J/ 398.2/Nunes (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Children's Nonfiction Children's 398.2 CHINA Nunes (Text to phone) Checked out 10/04/2014

Content descriptions

Contents Note: The practical bride -- The wrong audience -- Stealing the bell -- Sakyamuni and Lao-Tse -- The same sickness -- "Everybody's talking about it!" -- The vigilant sentry -- Kwan Yin, the goddess of mercy -- The King of Beasts -- A small gift -- Cooking the duck -- What's in a name? -- The same difference -- Scaring the tigers -- The dragon slayer -- No takers -- The egg -- Welcome guests -- Change of fashion.
Summary: An illustrated retelling of nineteen fables and tales from China, each of which features a nugget of ancient folk wisdom and introduces aspects of traditional Chinese culture and lore.
Subject: Fables, Chinese > Translations into English.
Tales > China.
Fables.
Folklore > China.
Tay-Audouard, L. K., ill. (Added Author).

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