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Book cover of ASIAN CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
ASIAN CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
By: david conger | Published: March 2019

For thousands of years, children all over the world have listened to popular folktales. Each country has its own set of fascinating stories, and learn...

For thousands of years, children all over the world have listened to popular folktales. Each country has its own set of fascinating stories, and learning those from another part of the world is both entertaining and educational. Asian Children's Favorite Stories presents 7 Asian folktales from different countries--China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia. The classic stories in this book include: Why Cats and Dogs Don't Get Along (Korea) Baka the Cow and Kalabaw the Water Buffalo (Philippines) How the Mousedeer Became a Judge (Indonesia) Liang and His Magic Brush (China) The Lucky Farmer Becomes King (Thailand) The Clever Rabbit and Numskull (India) The Crane's Gratitude (Japan) This multicultural children's book opens doors to other cultures and engages the imagination.

Theme: Diversity

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    9780804850230
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Book cover of CHINESE FAIRY TALE FEASTS
CHINESE FAIRY TALE FEASTS
By: paul yee | Published: October 2014

The fairy tales and folklore of China, like stories told throughout the ages everywhere, bring the fantastic world of ghosts and demons into our every...

The fairy tales and folklore of China, like stories told throughout the ages everywhere, bring the fantastic world of ghosts and demons into our everyday lives. So it is not surprising that food makes an appearance here—each story is followed by a simple recipe.

Theme: Diversity

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    9781896580685
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FILIPINO CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
By: liana romulo | Published: March 2020

Classic Filipino children's stories to amuse, inspire and teach universal life lessons.

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    9780804850216
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ILLU STORIES FROM CHINA
By: various | Published: August 2019

Discover magical princesses, mighty dragons, mischievous monkeys and more, in this captivating collection of classic Chinese tales. Specially selected...

Discover magical princesses, mighty dragons, mischievous monkeys and more, in this captivating collection of classic Chinese tales. Specially selected and retold for readers today, each story is brought vividly to life by traditional Chinese brush-and-ink illustrations.

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    9781474947077
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INDIAN CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
By: rosemarie somaiah | Published: April 2020

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories that the whole family will enjoy! Indian ...

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories that the whole family will enjoy! Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. They make perfect new additions for story time or bedtime reading. Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children of all ages a glimpse into the fables and folklore of India, including tales of how Lord Krishna escapes the evil Kamsa's repeated attempts to kill him, and how the elephant keeper's daughter, Rani, humbles an unwise and unjust king by emptying his storehouses of rice. Featured Indian stories include: The Story of Rama, the ancient Indian tale of a prince's exile and return to his homeland Sukhu and Dukhu, two sisters--one kind, one selfish--and their different fates Munna and the Grain of Rice, how a good and clever girl saves her people from hunger And five more wonderful tales to delight story lovers everywhere. A glossary is also included, so that everyone can understand and appreciate the Indian words scattered throughout the stories. TheChildren's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include:Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Children's Favorite Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, andVietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.

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    9780804850162
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INDONESIAN CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
By: joan suyenaga | Published: March 2020

Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories contains a charming selection of traditional tales from the rich store of Indonesian lore and legends. These be...

Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories contains a charming selection of traditional tales from the rich store of Indonesian lore and legends. These beautifully illustrated stories, retold for an international audience, provide children with insight into the traditional culture, beliefs and physical landscape of Indonesia. This book is aimed at children in the five to ten age group, but readers of all ages, young and old, will find much to enjoy within these pages. Featured Indonesian stories include: True Strength The Woodcarver's Love The Buffalo's Victory The Magic Headcloth The Caterpillar Story And many more! Set in tropical rainforests, on balmy beaches, and in the remote highlands of the Indonesian islands, this multicultural children's book offers a taste of how universal values of bravery, cleverness, true love, kindness and loyalty are transmitted to Indonesian children. It makes a perfect new addition for story time or bedtime reading. Astute princesses, resourceful villagers and daring travelers appear throughout this vast archipelago to tell their stories and charm readers of all ages. The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.

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    9780804851503
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Book cover of KINTARO'S ADVENTURES & OTHER JAPANESE
KINTARO'S ADVENTURES & OTHER JAPANESE
By: florence sakade | Published: September 2008

Experience the wonder and excitement that Japan's classic tales bring to story time or bedtime with this multicultural children's book. This Japanese...

Experience the wonder and excitement that Japan's classic tales bring to story time or bedtime with this multicultural children's book. This Japanese children's book welcomes readers to a fantastic world populated by singing turtles, boys who wrestle wolves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan. Drawn from Japanese folklore passed down from generation to generation, the six enchanting stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold for today's readers. Vibrantly illustrated and full of thrilling adventures, funny discoveries, and important lessons, they're sure to become future favorites. Included in this multicultural children's book are some of Japan's best-loved stories: - The Rolling Rice Cakes - How to Fool a Cat - The Princess and the Herdboy - Saburo the Eel-Catcher - The Singing Turtle - Kintaro's Adventures These traditional tales, although entertaining, provide kids with an excellent introduction to Japan and its culture, and Kintaro's Adventures And Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories is the answer to anyone searching for traditional Japanese books for children to add to their home library.

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    9784805309940
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Book cover of KOREAN CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
KOREAN CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
By: kim so-un | Published: March 2020

Best-loved folktales passed down through the generations

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    9780804850209
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Book cover of VIETNAMESE CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
VIETNAMESE CHILDREN'S FAVORITE STORIES
By: tran phuic | Published: April 2015

**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Book of the Year Award** **Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Gold Medal** This colorfully ill...

**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Book of the Year Award** **Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Gold Medal** This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Vietnamese fairy tales and other folk stories-providing insight into a rich literary culture. Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories is a charming collection of fifteen tales as told by prominent storyteller Tran Thi Minh Phuoc. In it, Tran-Minnesota's first Vietnamese librarian and an active member of the Vietnamese-American community-recounts cherished folktales such as The Story of Tam and Cam" (the Vietnamese version of Cinderella), "The Jade Rabbit," and "The Legend of the Mai Flower." They make perfect new additions for story time or bedtime reading. With beautiful illustrations by veteran artists Nguyen Thi Hopand Nguyen Dong, children and adults alike will be enchanted by Tran's English retellings. Stories in which integrity, hard work and a kind heart triumph over deception, laziness, and greed-as gods, peasants, kings and fools spring to life in legends of bravery and beauty, and fables about nature. The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories will keep Vietnam's folktales alive for them and the legions of young readers who enjoy multicultural children's books and stories set in faraway lands. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories. ."

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    9780804844291
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