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Chinese fables : "The Dragon Slayer" and other timeless tales of wisdom / Shiho S. Nunes ; illustrated by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard.

Authors: Nunes, Shiho S., 1917-
Call number: j398.2 NUN
Publisher: Rutland, Vermont : Tuttle, c2013.
Publication date: c2013.
Subject: Fables, Chinese -- Translations into English -- Juvenile literature.
Tales -- China -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Chinese fables : "The Dragon Slayer" and other timeless tales of wisdom / Shiho S. Nunes ; illustrated by Lak-Khee Tay-Audouard.
Physical description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: The practical bride -- The wrong audience -- Stealing the bell -- Sakyamuni and Lao-Tse -- The same sickness -- "Everybody's talking about it!" -- The vigilant sentry -- Kwan Yin, the goddess of mercy -- The King of Beasts -- A small gift -- Cooking the duck -- What's in a name? -- The same difference -- Scaring the tigers -- The dragon slayer -- No takers -- The egg -- Welcome guests -- Change of fashion.
Summary note: An illustrated retelling of nineteen fables and tales from China, each of which features a nugget of ancient folk wisdom and introduces aspects of traditional Chinese culture and lore.
Added author: Tay-Audouard, L. K., illustrator.
ISBN: 9780804841528 (hbk.)
0804841527 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2012029059
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1421448
Bib No.: 1421448

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