|aThe Chinese wonder book |ba classic collection of Chinese tales |cby Norman Hinsdale Pitman ; illustrations by Li Chu Tang ; foreword by Sylvia Li-chun Lin.
|aNorth Clarendon, Vt. |bTuttle Pub.|cc2011.
|a96 p. |bcol ill. |c29 cm.
|aThe golden beetle, or, Why the dog hates the cat -- The great bell -- The strange tale of Doctor Dog -- How footbinding started -- The talking fish -- Bamboo and the turtle -- The mad goose and the tiger forest -- The nodding tiger -- The princess Kwan-yin -- The two jugglers -- The phantom vessel -- The wooden tablet -- The golden nugget -- The man who would not scold -- Lu-san, daughter of heaven.
A collection of 15 beloved Chinese myths, legends, and folktales that are rich in tradition and culture. Each story transports the listener back to ancient times and is filled with excitement, adventure, magic, and laughter.Stories include:"The Golden Beetle or Why the Dog Hates the Cat""The Great Bell""The Strange Tale of Doctor Dog""How Footbinding Started""The Talking Fish""Bamboo and the Turtle""The Mad Goose and the Tiger Forest""The Nodding Tiger""The Princess Kwan-Yin""The Two Jugglers""The Phantom Vessel""The Wooden Tablet""The Golden Nugget""The Man Who Would Not Scold""Lu-San, Daughter of Heaven"Written by Norman Hinsdale Pitman, a professor and author living in China, who collected traditional Chinese folktales. Listeners will be entertained and learn about the ancient culture in China.