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CRRL Kids: Stories from the Ancients: China

The Beggar's Magic
The Beggar's Magic A Chinese Tale By Chang, Margaret Scrogin (Book - 1997 ) 398.0951 Ch Available in some locations

Annotation:Retells an ancient Chinese tale of magic in which unselfishness is rewarded.

Cat and Rat
Cat and Rat The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac By Young, Ed (Book - 1995 ) 133.5 Yo Available in some locations

Annotation:Introduces the Chinese zodiac and relates how each of its twelve signs was named for an animal selected by the Jade Emperor.

Count your Way Through China
Count your Way Through China By Haskins, James (Book - 1987 ) 915.1 Ha Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents the numbers one through ten in Chinese, using each number to introduce concepts about China and Chinese culture.

The Cricket's Cage
The Cricket's Cage A Chinese Folktale By Czernecki, Stefan (Book - 1997 ) 398.0951 Cz Available in some locations

Annotation:Retells a Chinese folktale in which a clever and kindly cricket is responsible for designing the tower buildings for Beijing's "Forbidden City."

The Donkey and the Rock
The Donkey and the Rock By Demi (Book - 1999 ) 398.0951 De Available in some locations

Annotation:In this version of a tale with many Asian variations, a wise king, who rules a town full of foolish people in the mountains of Tibet, puts a donkey and a rock on trial to settle the dispute between two honest men.

Just Rewards, Or, Who Is That Man in the Moon & What's He Doing up There Anyway?
Just Rewards, Or, Who Is That Man in the Moon & What's He Doing up There Anyway? By Sanfield, Steve (Book - 1996 ) FICTION San Available in some locations

Annotation:An original interpretation of a Chinese folktale which explains the presence of the man in the moon.

Lon Po Po
Lon Po Po A Red-Riding Hood Story From China By Young, Ed (Book - 1996 ) 398.0951 Yo Available in some locations

Annotation:Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.

The Magic Pillow
The Magic Pillow By Demi (Book - 2008 ) FICTION Dem Available in some locations

Annotation:A poor young boy in China yearns for wealth and power, until a magician gives him a magic pillow that brings dreams of what would happen if his wishes came true.

More Ready-to-tell Tales From Around the World
More Ready-to-tell Tales From Around the World (Book - 2000 ) 372.64 Mo Available in some locations

Annotation:A multicultural collection of traditional tales contributed by experienced storytellers, with tips for telling the stories.

Ms. Frizzle's Adventures
Ms. Frizzle's Adventures Imperial China By Cole, Joanna (Book - 2005 ) 951 Co Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 10 copies

Annotation:Ms. Frizzle and her tour group are transported to China 1000 years in the past, where they learn how rice, tea and silk are grown and harvested, and visit the Emperor in the Forbidden City.

Tikki Tikki Tembo
Tikki Tikki Tembo By Mosel, Arlene (Book - 1989 ) 398.0951 Mo Available in some locations

Annotation:When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.

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Folktales from Ancient China for Elementary School children.


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