Great reading for both kids and adults, this collection is a beautifully illustrated introduction to seven classic Chinese stories. From Pan Gu and Nu Wo, creators of the world, to Bai Su-Tzin, a snake who took on human form and found true love, "e;Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales"e; offers fascinating retellings of some of China's most famous myths. Included are: "e;Tales of Creation - Pan Gu and the Creation"e;; "e;Nu Wo, the Mother of Mankind"e;; "e;Ho Yi the Archer"e;; "e;Tales of Morality - Journey to the West"e;; "e;The Man in the Moon"e;; "e;Tales of Love - The Story of the White Snake"e;; and, "e;The Heavenly River"e;. While exploring the historical impact and roots of each tale, the author places the stories within Chinese culture and helps readers understand the story's hidden meanings.
Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales
Beloved Myths and Legends from the Middle Kingdom
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