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folktale from china For Kids Book Reviews

UPDATE TIME: 2019-08-25
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  ISNB:0804835861  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Collected by a Westerner, so the overlap with European folk tales is not surprising due to selection bias. However, still very interesting to read a Chinese "Cinderella" story, or the Tibetan version of the Tower of Babel, as well as delightful animal fables reminiscent ......[Read More]
$18.95
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  ISNB:080756320X  Language:English
Latest Reviews: I would use this book when introducing the days of the weeks. It would be a fun and funny book to help keep the students engaged while learning the days of the week. [Read More]
$15.74
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  ISNB:0966283309  Language:English
Book Introduction:Imagine a world where princes can be turned into birds, where opulent palaces of exotic beings lie beneath the sea, where snarling, hungry wolves are just as ready to make you into a meal as to grant you the wishes of your dreams-this is the world of The Wonderful Treasure Horse: Mongolian, Manchu a......[Read More]
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  ISNB:0804836698  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Great collection of takes from 8 Asian countries. We will be using it as a jumping off point to learn and study more about Asian culture. [Read More]
$20.96
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  ISNB:0874837995  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Will be added to the Future Folarin Progeny library. [Read More]
$4.95
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  ISNB:0964601842  Language:English
Book Introduction:Suitable for ages 4 to 8 years, this text is available in English & Spanish. This is a delightful story from the Miskitu region on the Northeast coast of Nicaragua. It is bilingual, introducing children and adults to both Spanish and English translations on every page. The beautiful illustrations we......[Read More]
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  ISNB:1596545690  Language:English
Book Introduction:This volume contains folk stories from many different peoples and culture of China, including tales of Tibetan, Han and Uighur origin. The character Nasrdin Avanti may be of particular interest, as some of his adventures are quite familiar to us in the West.[Read More]
$19.95
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  ISNB:0938317458  Language:English, Sp
Latest Reviews: Was not sure what to expect with this book...part of my 'trying to learn Spanish' shelf. It is a very touching story that both children and adults will like. [Read More]
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  ISNB:0310716365  Language:English
Latest Reviews: I have to give the folktale itself one star, but I love the illustrations in this book so much. All the different gorgeous shades of red, green, and blue; the clean lines and open spaces, the beautiful Indian style. Visually, this book is just beautiful. I don't, however......[Read More]
$13.43
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  ISNB:1879531216  Language:English
Latest Reviews:Do you like superhero and scare books? Then read ER-Lang and the suns. You we be in a adventure. And image you beingER-Lang strong and powerful. One day people in China were very very very hot so their asked ER-Lang to help so he did. At first ER-Lang spent a long time watching the 7 suns. Then late......[Read More]
$4.95
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  ISNB:082481505X  Language:English
Latest Reviews: A collection of short and sweet animal tales from several Chinese ethnicities. I appreciated the collection notes in the introduction and the short chapters on the ethnic groups in the end, they rounded out the reading experience. [Read More]
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  ISNB:0744537800  Language:English
Latest Reviews:Creation: Read-Aloud Stories from Many Lands was a very enjoyable book. It has several stories of creation, as well as stories within different religions around the world. I would want to read one story out of the book to my students maybe each day or each week if we are on the topic of religion at ......[Read More]
$4.06
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  ISNB:1597020117  Language:English
Book Introduction:"Chin’s story brings the Year of the Rat to life with his endearing characters and an amusing storyline. The cartoon-like drawings by Miah Alcorn, who has partnered with Chin for all three books, bring enthusiasm and added energy to Chin’s tale and characters. Though recommended for elem......[Read More]
$15.95
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  ISNB:0395900158  Language:English
Latest Reviews: Very strange, and not in a good way. I also wasn't terribly pleased with the idea that marriage is just about producing children, which was Miss Butterfly's criteria for choosing a husband. [Read More]
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  ISNB:0786822325  Language:English
Book Introduction:Centering on the universal tendency to overlook the obvious in search of the extraordinary, this sublime retelling of a Burmese folktale combines myth and legend into an inspiring tale for our time. With a harmonious blend of motion and color, detailed paintings underscore the story's transcendent t......[Read More]
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  ISNB:073581192X  Language:English
Latest Reviews: A rather bland and moralistic Chinese folktale in picture book form, which, with its inclusion of muddy, pasty paintings, has even squandered the chance to illuminate ancient Chinese culture through illustration. It's an acceptable book--not an exceptional one. A histori......[Read More]
$5.99
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  ISNB:0970687605  Language:English
Book Introduction:This illustrated collections of eight captivating Chinese folk tales will introduce children to the world of ancient China while intriguing them with unique plots twists and challenges their problem solving skills. Whether is young Sun-Tze looking for a teacher or a young bride trying to help a mist......[Read More]
$0.01
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  ISNB:087483502X  Language:English
Latest Reviews: 3 1/2 starsI especially love the illustrations in this book, each page filled with the amazing plants and creatures from the region. [Read More]
$15.95
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  ISNB:1552775283  Language:English
Book Introduction:Normie Kwong's parents immigrated to Canada from China in the early 1900s. For them, and many other Asian immigrants, moving meant having to face both the government's anti-Asian policies and society's attitude of Chinese exclusion. But Normie overcame it all and, despite his small stature, in 1948 ......[Read More]
$9.95
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  ISNB:0060284862  Language:English
Latest Reviews: This book had a wonderful message about how we're all brother and sister to one another, no matter how different we may seem. [Read More]

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