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The Shell Woman & The King: A Chinese Folktale

The Shell Woman The King A Chinese Folktale Good Wu marries a young woman who can change herself into a shell Because of this ability a cruel ruler wishes to own her In order to escape and save herself and her husand she must perform three wo

  • Title: The Shell Woman & The King: A Chinese Folktale
  • Author: Laurence Yep Yang Ming-Yi
  • ISBN: 9780803713949
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Good Wu marries a young woman who can change herself into a shell Because of this ability, a cruel ruler wishes to own her In order to escape and save herself and her husand, she must perform three wonders Ming Yi s watercolor paintings give the reader a real feeling for China.

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    1 thought on “The Shell Woman & The King: A Chinese Folktale

    1. This is a fascinating, although somewhat creepy Chinese folktale about a man named Wu and his bride. The illustrations are wonderful and the story portrays a struggle of good vs. evil that is easy to understand. There were a few parts that concerned me: at one point in the story, Shell cuts off a ghastly looking arm and the ending is fairly devious and vicious. Our girls seemed untroubled by the eyebrow-raising parts, though, and as the "good guys" ride off into the sunset, I think they liked th [...]

    2. Beautiful illustrations highlight this story of a clever, resourceful woman and her garrulous husband. As in many tales, there is an evil presence, trials that come in threes and a magical being who is both downfall and savior. The delicate color illustrations ably create a long ago China of sublime manmade and natural beauty. This is a book of sublime loveliness along with a story that is certain to appeal to children of any culture.

    3. This Chinese folk tale tells about a women who is a mermaid. A man Meets this women and eventually they fall in love. Something bad happens and the king wants her but he can have this magical women. This would be a good book to read to the children and show them that you cant always get what you want in life so you must be patient and kind.

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