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Korean Children's Favorite Stories (Hardcover) (Kim So-un)

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This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.Korean Children's Favorite Stories is a captivating collection of Korean folktales for children which are still being told, just as they have been for generations. Some are Korean-specific, while others echo those told in other countries. Written with wit and pathos, they unveil the inevitable foibles of people everywhere and expose the human-like qualities of animals and the animal-like qualities of humans.Pulsating with the rhythm of life and the seasons, these Korean fables transport the reader to a wonderland where ants talk, a baby rabbit outwits a tiger, a tree fathers a child, and a toad saves a whole village.Korean stories include:
  • The Story Bag
  • The Pheasant, the Dove, and the Magpie
  • The Bridegroom's Shopping
  • The Bad Tiger
  • The Great Flood
  • The Pumpkin Seeds
  • The Grateful Tiger
  • The Three Princesses
  • And more…
The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include:Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, andVietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.
Presents thirteen Korean folktales featuring commoners, royalty, demons, and human-like animals, with the good being rewarded.
Number of Pages: 95
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Fairy Tales + Folklore / Country + Ethnic
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Tuttle Pub
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Kim So-un
Language: English
Street Date: April 15, 2004
TCIN: 11803059
UPC: 9780804835916
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-8075
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