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Honor Book for the Society of School Librarians International’s Best Book Award - Language Arts, Grades K-6 Novels

Selected as one of four recipients of the 2004 Aesop Accolade

Selected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Fiction Titles 2003


At about the time the Grimm Brothers were gathering their famous collection of folk storie
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Hardcover, 120 pages
Published October 28th 2003 by Tundra Books
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Emma Hoyer
Feb 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Literature Requirement: **Traditional Literature #2**

This collection of stories is almost a parallel to the Grimm Brothers fairytales. This collection is actually a very popular part of Chinese history (as the introduction to this book tells us), and I’m shocked that I haven’t known about these tales until now! I figured, somewhere in the recesses of my brain, that there would be an equivalent to the fairytales I know in other cultures all around the world. However, I haven’t really had evidence
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The best thing to be said about this anthology of "strange" Asian stories is that the stories are brief and the volume is slim.
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Michael Bedard was born and raised in Toronto. His novels include Stained Glass, A Darker Magic, Painted Devil, and Redwork, which received the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Canadian Library Association’s Book of the Year Award for Children. He has also written several acclaimed picture books, including The Clay Ladies, which received the Toronto IODE Book Award. His biography, William ...more
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