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The flying horses : tales from China

Author: Jo Manton; Robert Gittings; Derek Collard
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of Chinese folk tales that span 4,000 years of that country's history.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Manton; Robert Gittings; Derek Collard
ISBN: 0030227011 9780030227011
OCLC Number: 3072324
Description: 172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: How the world was made --
The River of stars --
Lady into silkworm --
The Dragon and his doctor --
The Great Yu --
Tzu Chu's cheerful funeral --
Heartless beauty --
The Broken lute-string --
How the Great Wall was built --
Hsiang Yu's last battle --
The Flying horses --
The Secret valley --
The Peach-blossom forest --
The Land of the blue faces --
The Boy who became a painter --
The Moon in the Yellow River --
The Ballad of Mulan --
The Beggar king's daughter --
The Long-legged barbarians --
The King of the monkeys --
The prime minister's birthday present --
The Kindly ghost --
The Faithful wife --
A Case of magistrate Lan --
Practical Chinese cats --
The Colonel's not for killing --
Crossing the Iron Gorge.
Responsibility: Jo Manton, with verses in the Chinese style by Robert Gittings ; illustrated by Derek Collard.

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A retelling of Chinese folk tales that span 4,000 years of that country's history.

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