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Sweet and Sour: Tales from China
     

Sweet and Sour: Tales from China

by Carol Kendall, Yao-Wen Li
 
Take a journey to the Far East in these twenty-four clever and concise tales from China that are sure to amuse, enlighten, and entertain. Fables, parables, and jokes spanning the last two thousand years come together to create a tribute to the age-old tradition of storytelling. Whether enjoyed piecemeal or read all in one sitting, this delectable collection is a

Overview

Take a journey to the Far East in these twenty-four clever and concise tales from China that are sure to amuse, enlighten, and entertain. Fables, parables, and jokes spanning the last two thousand years come together to create a tribute to the age-old tradition of storytelling. Whether enjoyed piecemeal or read all in one sitting, this delectable collection is a treasure to be savored.

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"The selections are choice; enjoy them." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This intriguing collection of 24 folktales, parables and fables spans many eras and literary styles. Ages 8-11. (Oct.)
Publishers Weekly
"This intriguing collection of 24 folktales, parables and fables spans many eras and literary styles," according to PW. Ages 8-11. (Jan.) Copyright 2007 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395547984
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Edition description:
None
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.63(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile:
1020L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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