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Chinese fables and folk stories

Mary Hayes Davis

Chinese fables and folk stories

by Mary Hayes Davis

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Published by Norwood Editions in Norwood, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- China,
    • Fables, Chinese,
    • Folklore -- China,
    • Fables

    • About the Edition

      A collection of Chinese folktales and fables reflecting home and school life.

      Edition Notes

      Reprint of the ed. published by American Book Co., New York, in series: Eclectic readings.

      Statementby Mary Hayes Davis and Chow-Leung ; with an introd. by Yin-Chwang Wang Tsen-Zan.
      SeriesEclectic readings.
      ContributionsChow-Leung, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.D296 Ch 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination214 p. :
      Number of Pages214
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4548079M
      ISBN 100848205669
      LC Control Number77016314
      OCLC/WorldCa3415286

      Chinese Fables collects nineteen of these wonderful tales, some of them dating back to the third century BCE, and retells them in contemporary English for a modern audience. Each of these stories offers a nugget of ancient folk wisdom and shares aspects of Chinese culture and lore.   The Magic Pot is a folktale from China about a hardworking woodcutter and his wife. The story, retold by Pleasant DeSpain, describes how the poor woodcutter stumbles upon a magic pot lying by the.

      The Mad Goose and the Tiger Forest. A poor slave girl and a mad goose help an old miser break the spell upon him. The Nodding Tiger. A tiger kills an old woman’s son – but finds ways to make amends. The Golden Beetle. A poor woman is given a miraculous golden beetle Starting the war of dogs and cats. The Talking Fish. Chinese Fables and Folk Stories | MARY HAYES DAVIS AND CHOW-LEUNG | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

      In part 2, you will know the famous and classic Chinese folktales that together, they are called “China’s Four Great Folktales.” In a nutshell, the four great folktales of China are Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai, Tale of the White Snake, Lady Meng Jiang, and The Cowherd and the Weaving Girl (Niu Lang and Zhi Nu).   This series introduces the most famous and well-known Chinese fables and folktales that have entertained children in China for generations. Now illustrated in beautiful color, these books will be a perfect bedtime companion for Brand: Tuttle Publishing.


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