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Chinese Myths and Legends: The Monkey King and Other Adventures
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Shelley Fu Patrick Yee
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Chinese Myths and Legends: The Monkey King and Other Adventures

Shelley Fu Patrick Yee


9780804850278

Tuttle


Traditional stories (Children's&YA);
Short stories (Children's&YA);
Languages & ESL


Hardback

128 pages

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a vibrant literary culture. Chinese Myths and Legends is a delightful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make for great reading adventures. From the stories of Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, this mesmerizing book includes myths of creation, mortality, and love.

More than just a Chinese children's storybook, Chinese Myths and Legends also explores the historical impact and roots of each tale, inviting you and the children you love to enjoy the many layers of meaning contained within them fully. The included pronunciation guide, as well as information for further reading, makes this a perfect tool for educators, librarians, and parents.

By:   Shelley Fu, Patrick Yee
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm, 
Weight:   850g
ISBN:   9780804850278
ISBN 10:   0804850275
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   June 2018
Recommended Age:   From 5 to 14 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Language:   Chinese
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Shelley Fu, a Chinese-American, is fluent in Mandarin. She holds a BA in English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA from Marquette University. She is currently a technical editor in Chicago. Patrick Yee holds a degree in Graphic Design, 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.


...Chinese Myths and Legends is a delightful collection of seven classic Chinese stories that make great reading adventures...this mesmerizing book includes myths of creation, mortality, and love. More than just a children's storybook, Chinese Myths and Legends also explores the historical impact and roots of each tale, inviting young readers who love to enjoy the many layers of meaning contained within them fully. Chinese Myths and Legends also features a pronunciation guide, as well as information for further reading, making this a perfect tool for educators, librarians, and parents. -Midwest Book Review

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