Many Lands, Many Stories: Asian Folktales for Children by David Conger,Ruth Ra

By David Conger,Ruth Ra

This number of multicultural kid's fairy stories from Asia offers 15 vintage tales that youngsters and oldsters will love.

Each nation has its personal set of attention-grabbing tales, and it's in particular stress-free to find stories that one would possibly not have heard earlier than. The fifteen folktales gathered during this publication, representing 5 international locations of Asia, are tales that the writer has heard at once from acquaintances and buddies from these lands, or which are present in the vintage literature of the countries.

From India we learn of snakes and mongooses, and of lions and rabbits which could speak. From Japan comes The Crane's Gratitude, some of the most liked tales of that land. The stories from China are magnificent yarns of magic approximately those who paint photos that come to existence, or who fly away into the sky and dwell fortunately ever after. a few tales let us know how issues got here to be (like How the ocean grew to become Salty, from Japan) and why issues are the best way they're (such as Why Cats and canine do not get Along, from Korea). Others educate a lesson, as within the story from Thailand during which a jeweler learns the significance of no longer being greedy.

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