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Wishbones : A Folktale from China - Barbara Ker Wilson


A Folktale from China

By: Barbara Ker Wilson, Meilo So (Illustrator)

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Wishbones, magic fishbones that make every dream come true...From south of the clouds comes this Asian fable, weaving riches and sorrows into the enchanted tale of a golden-eyed fish, a lost slipper, and a king's search for his bride.

About the Author

Barbara Ker Wilson is a well-known reviewer, writer and publisher, with a long-standing interest in folklore. She now lives in Australia. Meilo So is the award-winning illustrator of many picture books for Frances Lincoln. She was born in Hong Kong, educated at Brighton College of Art and now lives in the UK with her husband and daughter.

"Another version of the Chinese Cinderella story... Wilson's retelling is clever, as is her chosen title, and reads aloud well... Children will delight in this clever retelling and be dazzled by the truly splendid illustrations." -- School Library Journal "A sophisticated, powerful re-imagining of an often overprettified tale." -- Kirkus Reviews

ISBN: 9781845079383
ISBN-10: 1845079388
Audience: Children
For Ages: 5 - 7 years old
For Grades: K - 3
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 29th January 2013
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.0 x 21.4  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Type: New edition