Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends
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Asian-Pacific Folktales and Legends

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A Simon & Schuster eBook
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 6th 1995 by Touchstone
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Danielle
Dec 01, 2012 Danielle rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: casual folktale readers
I enjoy reading folktales from all over the world, but have a pretty casual approach to seeking them out. If I come across a story or collection, I'll read it. But I rarely hunt down anything old or unusual. If you've habits like mine, perhaps you think, "Oh, I've read Asian folktales, there won't be anything new here." Give this a try! Yes, some were known to me, but I was surprised and pleased to find a few new tales in the bunch.

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sam kim
this book is a great collection of beautiful folk stories, like why dogs are man's best friend, and the relationships of the sun and moon. i really enjoy these types of tales, especially the ones as rich in history as these.
Aingheal Apryll
Very interesting.
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