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Stories From China
Saviour Pirotta
Tim Clarey
Classification : Others
Pub Date : May 25, 2006
Imprint : Wayland
Page Extent : 48
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780750249485
Price : 450

About the book
This beautifully illustrated collection of stories from one of the world's richest story-telling traditions are ideal for young readers and for reading aloud to 7-11 year-olds.
There are stories of how the world began, Chinese dragons, zodiac monkeys, legendary monsters, Chinese New Year and hopping ghosts.
Each story is introduced with information about its origins and the people who first started telling it, and maps locate the places associated with it. The book includes a glossary and sources of further information as well as ideas for activities that children can do to explore the stories and their culture further.
Retold by an experienced writer of stories for the young, this is a book to inform and entertain in equal measure.
This book is a re-issue of STORIES FROM CHINA in the MULTICULTURAL STORIES series.
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Saviour Pirotta
Saviour Pirotta is the award-winning author of over 100 books for children. His titles include the ever-popular The Orchard Book of Grimm's Fairy Tales and The Orchard Book of First Greek Myths. Savio...(+)
Tim Clarey
Saviour Pirotta divides his time between storytelling in school and writing. Many of his books are retellings of traditional stories and myths and legends. He was born and brought up in Malta before m...(+)