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Tales of a Chinese Grandmother

by Frances Carpenter

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/All Ages,
  • Tales,
  • Short Stories,
  • Folklore,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Asian,
  • China

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMalthe Hasseiriis (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7930990M
    ISBN 100804834091
    ISBN 109780804834094

    Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen. Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales /5(10). Entdecken Sie "Tales of a Chinese Grandmother" von Frances Carpenter und finden Sie Ihren Buchhändler. This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture. Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as.

    A collection of authentic Chinese folk tales. These thirty classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the wizened grandmother of the nineteenth century Ling household. Grandmother cannot smile like that now. Yes, she is smiling at the memory of that day, and many thoughts and recollections of the past; but the handsome young man is gone, and the rose has withered in the old book, and grandmother is sitting there, again an old woman, looking down upon the withered rose in the book. Grandmother is dead now.

      The children of the Kim family sit at their beloved Grandmother's knee to listen to these and other traditional folk tales which are rooted in thousands of years of Korean culture. About the Author: Frances Carpenter () had a love of foreign lands and cultures, which she observed closely during her extensive travels—first with her. Title: Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Carpenter, Frances: Abstract "The author herself has traveled extensively in China.


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Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen.

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The author also wishes to express gratitude to Jen Tai, Chinese poet and critic, for assistance in checking the accuracy of her pictures of family life in Old China.

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Early life. Frances Aretta Carpenter was born in Washington, D.C. in Her mother was Joanna Condict. Her father was noted traveller and travel-writer Frank G.

Carpenter, and her brother John lly for the times, her father took her traveling with him as his secretary and photographic assistant from her early teenage years, with a break to complete Resting place: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

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These classic stories represent the best of Brand: Tuttle Publishing. Editions for Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: 30 Traditional Tales from China: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published i Cited by: 2.

Note: “The Panther” in this tale is in reality the same beast as “the talking silver fox” in No. 49, and the fairy-tale is made up of motives to be found in “Little Red Riding-Hood,” “The Wolf and the Seven Kids,” and “The Vagabonds.”.

Chinese folktale tradition is as colourful and captivating as any, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen.

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TALES OF A CHINESE GRANDMOTHER by Frances Carpenter illustrated by Malthe Hasselriis / published by Tuttle Publishing * This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folklore—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.

Chinese folktale tradition is as colorful and captivating as any, but the stories themselves still. Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales.

These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling : Tuttle Publishing.This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folklore providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.

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