Sweet and Sour: Tales from China

Sweet and Sour: Tales from China


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Sweet and Sour: Tales from China by Yao-Wen Li, Carol Kendall, Shirley Felts

Twenty-four unusual tales from various periods in Chinese history, some complex, others as brief as a joke, display the wit, cleverness, and down-to-earth wisdom of the Chinese people.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618752454
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 01/22/2007
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 114
Sales rank: 835,738
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.27(d)
Lexile: 1020L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

An Extra Word, Not Without Interest     7
A Rare Bargain     13
The Clever Wife     14
Ten Jugs of Wine     18
Logic     21
The Living Kuan-yin     23
The Thief Who Kept His Hands Clean     30
The Serpent-Slayer     33
From Bad to Good to Bad to Good     39
The Wine Bibber     42
Old Fuddlement     45
Bagged Wolf     49
The Pointing Finger     60
The Unanswerable     63
Kertong     66
One Hairball     73
Thievery     78
The Betrothal     80
Clod's Comb     86
Golden Life     89
The Piebald Calf     92
Stewed, Roasted, or Live?     98
The Noodle     100
The Monk and the Drunk     106
Coffin Cash     108

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