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To the delight of her grandchildren, Grandma Panda relates Chinese legends, including the tales of Mulan the woman warrior and Luban the inventor of the kite
When her husband goes missing, a new mother pleads with Tin Hau, the patron goddess of fisherman, for help
When a dragon snatches the youngest of seven talented Chinese sisters, the other six come to her rescue
When Bamboo, a young Chinese farmer, finds himself beset by poverty and travels to the New World to find fortune, his sister-in-law, Jin, makes life difficult for his wife, Ming, until magic intervenes
Jin Jin the Chinese dragon travels back in time where he meets Rain Wizard and learns about the value of rice. End notes discuss the importance and folkloric origins of rice and rain.
In this twist on "Little Red Riding Hood," a certain wolf trains to be a ninja in order to catch his prey, but he is not the only one mastering a martial art
"The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with young Xingling! But Xingling is clever and thinks quickly to outwit him with Chinese New Year traditions"-- |cProvided by publisher
"Set in tropical rainforests, on balmy beaches, and in the remote highlands of the Indonesian islands, Indonesia children's favorite stories offers a taste of how universal values of bravery, cleverness, true love, kindness, and loyalty are transmitted to Indonesian children. Astute princesses, resourceful villagers and daring travelers appear throughout this vast archipelago to tell their stories and charm our children. Retold for an international audience, these beautifully illustrated stories provide children with an insight into the traditional culture, morals and environment of Indonesia. This book is aimed at children in the five to twelve age group"--Back cover
After hearing a loud sound while out in the woods, Musa is struck with fear, but must find a way out and back to his village
The wise dragon knows that Shan has always dreamed of climbing the faraway mountain. He also knows a way to make this possible. So with the help of his friends: a lucky unicorn, a determined tortoise, a clever phoenix, the wise dragon sets out with Shan thinks they can go no further, the wise dragon provides the perfect solution