Chinese Children"s Stories Vol. 47: The Crane-Riding Immortal, Lyu Dungbin and Guanyin

  • 28 Pages
  • 0.77 MB
  • English
Wonder Kids Publications
General, Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase
ContributionsTheresa Austin (Editor), Ko-Shee Ching (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12125461M
ISBN 101561620475
ISBN 139781561620470

Focusing specifically on the stories of the Han Chinese (the largest ethnic group in China, numbering over a billion people), this collection presents more than 50 tales, both well known and obscure?€”from Monkeys Fishing the Moon and The Butterfly Lovers to Painted Skin and Dragon Princess.

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