The Magic Gem: A Korean Folktale about Why cats and dogs do not get along?

The Magic Gem: A Korean Folktale about Why cats and dogs do not get along?

by Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim
     
 

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The Magic Gem is a much-loved Korean folk tale that tells the story of why cats and dogs don't get along.

A poor fisherman wins a fabulous magic gem that grants his every wish before it's lost to a conniving neighbor. His cat and dog manage to recover the gem, but on the way home the dog loses it in the river. The clever cat gets it back and becomes the

Overview

The Magic Gem is a much-loved Korean folk tale that tells the story of why cats and dogs don't get along.

A poor fisherman wins a fabulous magic gem that grants his every wish before it's lost to a conniving neighbor. His cat and dog manage to recover the gem, but on the way home the dog loses it in the river. The clever cat gets it back and becomes the favored house pet, while the jealous dog gets nothing, which is why dogs and cats don't get along.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804836548
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
08/15/2006
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Kim So-Un was an eminent Korean storyteller and a specialist in Korean folklore. He authored dozens of books during his lifetime, including Korean Children's Favorite Stories, The Deer and the Woodcutter and The Tigers of the Kumgang Mountains.

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