This volume of beloved Chinese stories contains a delightful selection from the rich store of Chinese folklore and legend. Discover the many delightful animal characters as well as Chang-E, the famous Eight Immortals, and Guan Yin, goddess of compassion. Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children aged six to ten in other countries a glimpse into both the tradition and culture of China.
Other titles in the series include "Japanese Children's Favorite Stories: Books One" and "Two," "Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Children's Favorite Stories, " and "Singapore Children's Favorite Stories. Korean Children's Favorite Stories, " and"Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet."
"Children will be drawn by the abundant colorful illustrations and the short, straightforward retellings." --Booklist
"Yip's paintings emulate classic Chinese silkscreen renderings, especially the serene nature images of "The Frog Who Lived in a Well." --Publishers Weekly
"Yip's writing is clear and accessible to children, and the bright pastel illustrations are appealing." --School Library Journal
"Beautifully illustrated, the book is geared towards children ages five to ten. For the younger set, parents can read the stories to them which are sure to stimulate their imaginations." --Bicultural Mama blog
"The book is well illustrated with beautiful pictures and the quality of all of Tuttle's books is there. The books are just simply gorgeous. I cannot say that enough...The illustrations help take the reader to the time and place of the story but also leaves room for the reader's imagination to complete it as well." --Crafty Moms Share blog
Series: Children's Favorite Stories
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: January 2005
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 22.8
Weight (kg): 0.57