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In this retelling of an ancient Chinese folk tale, a hard-working young bachelor is rewarded for his kindness.
In order to save his family, a Chinese boy turns into a fighting cricket and becomes the emperor's champion
When kind-hearted Shlomo and his wife Miriam share their sabbath meal with the prophet Elijah, disguised as an old man, the grateful visitor rewards the couple with a special gift
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
This beautifully illustrated multicultural children's book tells the story of two young brothers and a magical dog in both English and Chinese
Cinnamon was a princess, a long time ago, in a small hot country, where everything was very old. Cinnamon did not talk. Mango trees, a parrot, and a beautiful room in the palace do nothing to help the teachers who try to make her to speak. Can a man-eating tiger do so, and exactly who will end up in the belly of the beast?
When her husband goes missing, a new mother pleads with Tin Hau, the patron goddess of fisherman, for help
A poor old Chinese farmer finds a magic brass pot that doubles or duplicates whatever is placed inside it
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