Korean Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories)

Korean Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories) by Kim So-Un 0804850208 9780804850209
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This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean childrens book presents Korean fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.

Korean Childrens 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.

These Korean fables pulsate with the rhythm of life and the seasons, transporting 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 Grateful Tiger: the story of a magical tiger, which demonstrates how empathy and kindness can affect your life in a positive way
  • The Disowned Student: an intriguing tale of of a stolen identity and spirit
  • The Pheasant, the Dove and the Magpie: the story of three ungrateful birds, one tough mouse, and why pheasants cheeks are red
  • And more...

Author: Kim So-Un

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 64

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

Publication Date: 2020-03-03

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