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Tales of a Chinese grandmother

Author: Frances Carpenter
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1937.
Series: Junior books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An aged Chinese grandmother tells some Chinese folk tales and legends to her grandchildren.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carpenter, Frances, 1890-1972.
Tales of a Chinese grandmother.
Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1937
(OCoLC)988390343
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Carpenter
OCLC Number: 1401421
Notes: Descriptive letterpress on versos facing plates.
"Junior books."
Description: xii pages, 1 leaf, 261 pages : color frontispiece, illustrations, color plates ; 24 cm.
Contents: Inside the bright red gate --
How Pan Ku made the world --
Sisters in the sun --
Gentle Gwan Yin --
God that lived in the kitchen --
Guardians of the gate --
Painted eyebrow --
Ting Lan and the lamb --
Daughter of the dragon king --
Big feet of the Empress Tu Chin --
Grateful fox fairy --
Lady with the horse's head --
King of the monkeys --
Two dutiful sons --
Poet and the peony princess --
First emperor's magic whip --
Wonderful pear tree --
How the eight old ones crossed the sea --
White snake --
Prince Chu Ti's city --
Ko-Ai's lost shoe --
Spinning maid and the cowherd --
Lost star princess --
Mandarin and the butterflies --
Heng O, the moon lady --
Cheng's fighting cricket --
Maid in the mirror --
Miss Lin, the sea goddess --
Simple Seng and the parrot --
Old old one's birthday.
Series Title: Junior books.
Responsibility: by Frances Carpenter ; illustrated by Malthe Hasselriis ...

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An aged Chinese grandmother tells some Chinese folk tales and legends to her grandchildren.

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