Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales
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Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales by Shelly Fu
Book DescriptionGreat reading for both kids and adults, this collection is a beautifully illustrated introduction to seven classic Chinese stories. From Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, "Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales" offers fascinating retellings of some of China's most famous myths. Included are: "Tales of Creation - Pan Gu and the Creation"; "Nu Wo, the Mother of Mankind"; "Ho Yi the Archer"; "Tales of Morality - Journey to the West"; "The Man in the Moon"; "Tales of Love - The Story of the White Snake"; and, "The Heavenly River". While exploring the historical impact and roots of each tale, the author places the stories within Chinese culture and helps readers understand the story's hidden meanings.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780804838078
(305mm x 229mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Shelly Fu
Shelley Fu, a Chinese-American, is fluent in Mandarin. Ms. Fu holds a B.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an M.A. from Marquette University. She is currently a technical editor in Chicago. Illustrator Patrick Yee holds a degree in Graphic Design, specializing in illustrations from Camberwell College of Arts, London Institute, and a Masters Degree from Brighton University. He has won the MacMillian Children's Picture Book Award (England) twice, and has illustrated more than 100 books. Yee is a part-time lecturer in LaSalle SIA, Nayang Academy Of Fine Arts, AWWA Special School and Frobel Academy.
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