Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories, is a charming collection of fifteen tales as told by prominent storyteller Phuoc Thi Minh Tran. In it, TranMinnesota's first Vietnamese librarian and an active member of the Vietnamese-American communityrecounts cherished folktales such as "The Story of Tam and Cam" (the Vietnamese version of Cinderella), "The Jade Rabbit," and "The Legend of the Mai Flower." With beautiful illustrations by veteran artists Hop Thi Nguyen and Dong Nguyen, children and adults alike will be enchanted by Tran's English retellings. Stories in which integrity, hard work and a kind heart triumph over deception, laziness, and greedas gods, peasants, kings and fools spring to life in legends of bravery and beauty, and fables about nature.
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. Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories will keep Vietnam's folktales alive for them and the legions of young readers who enjoy multicultural children's books and stories set in faraway lands.
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|Size: ||11.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Tuttle Publishing|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781462915163 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|