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How the Rooster Got His Crown

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According to Miao tradition -- a minority group in western China -- in the early days of the world, the six suns refuse to come out for fear of a skillful archer's arrows. A small rooster saves the day by coaxing the suns out with his crowing.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Holiday House
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Katie Winfree
Dec 01, 2015 Katie Winfree rated it liked it
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"How the Rooster Got His Crown" by Amy Lowry tells the ancient Chinese story on the importance of roosters in their culture. The story is simplified for children understanding and would be a good book to use in a classroom. Not only does the story of the meaning behind crowns on roosters i Chinese culture, but also why a rooster is associated with the sun rising. Overall, the writing is alright and as a whole the plot is very lack luster. What makes this book interesting is the illustrations. ...more
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I liked it when the sun gave the rooster his crown.
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Wonderful multicultural text. Chinese version of why the rooster crows.
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I really enjoy reading folk lore such as this one.
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