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Tales of a Chinese grandmother.

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- China.,
    • Folklore -- China.

    • About the Edition

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

      Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by Malthe Hasselriis.
      SeriesTut books. L
      ContributionsHasselriis, Malthe, 1888-1970, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.C227 Taj4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 261 p.
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5297376M
      ISBN 100804810427
      LC Control Number72077514

      The Chinese Fairy Book. Notes: The Chinese Fairy Book contains 74 Chinese folktales, sorted into several categories. Author: Various. Editor: Dr. R. Wilhelm. Published: Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York. Nursery fairy tales. 's Words Part Flesh and Blood. Three Rhymsters. Greed for a Trifling Thing Led a. Grandparents Janice Goes To Chinatown. Janice goes to Chinatown with Grandma Liu! The fairy tale of a Princess, a boy, a magical Grandmother and an army of Goblins. The Old Man and His Grandson. (69) Age () Age () All Fairy Tales () All Poems for Kids () Animals ().   Author of Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, Tales of a Basque grandmother, Our South American neighbors, Tales of a Korean grandmother, The Pacific, Pocahontas and Her World, Children of our world, Wonder Tales of Dogs and CatsWritten works: South American Wonder Tales, Tales of a Korean Grandmother.


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Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, by Frances Carpenter is a wonderful novel that is full of folk tales and stories. Set back in old China, this book is about a rich family's wise grandmother who tells her two grandchildren stories when they are having a quarrel, when they are bored or just for fun/5.

Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen. Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales Cited by: 2.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese tales. These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folklore tradition, and are told here by the beloved Lao Lao—the grandmother in the nineteenth-century Ling household.

The result of a long and proud storytelling tradition, these Chinese stories are sure /5(14). Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: 30 Traditional Tales from China by Carpenter, Frances; Hasselriis, Malthe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at An aged Chinese grandmother tells some Chinese folk tales and legends to her grandchildren.

Read more. Rating:: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Tales -- China.; Fairy tales -- China.; Folklore -- China.; View all subjects; More like this: User lists; Similar Items. Find a copy in the library. Finding libraries that hold this item. Details. Genre/Form:: Fairy. Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales.

These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household. Get this from a library. Tales of a Chinese grandmother. [Frances Carpenter] -- An aged Chinese grandmother tells some Chinese folk tales and legends to her grandchildren.

The author also wishes to express gratitude to Jen Tai, Chinese poet and critic, for assistance in checking the accuracy of her pictures of family life in Old China. TALES OF A CHINESE GRANDMOTHER I INSIDE THE BRIGHT RED GATE THE TWO HALVES of the bright red gate in the gray wall had been opened for the day.4/5(32).

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These classic stories represent the best of. One can find sets of traditional Chinese tales just about anywhere. What makes this collection of largely etiologic stories particularly heartwarming is the fabric into which they are skillfully woven: an aged grandmother, matriarch of a wealthy nineteenth-century clan, offers the material to her favorite young grandson and granddaughter as they go through various practices and rituals of 5/5(5).

Chinese folktale tradition is as colorful and captivating as any, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese tales. These classic stories represent the best of Brand: Tuttle Publishing.

Editions for Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: 30 Traditional Tales from China: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published i Cited by: 2.

Early life. Frances Aretta Carpenter was born in Washington, D.C. in Her mother was Joanna Condict. Her father was noted traveller and travel-writer Frank G. Carpenter, and her brother John lly for the times, her father took her traveling with him as his secretary and photographic assistant from her early teenage years, with a break to complete her college education Resting place: Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, D.C.

Note: “The Panther” in this tale is in reality the same beast as “the talking silver fox” in No. 49, and the fairy-tale is made up of motives to be found in “Little Red Riding-Hood,” “The Wolf and the Seven Kids,” and “The Vagabonds.”.

Chinese folktale tradition is as colourful and captivating as any, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother presents a collection of Brand: Tuttle Publishing. A wonderful collection of traditional folk-tales from China, Tales of A Chinese Grandmother presents thirty short stories that are perfect toread aloud at bedtime. The tales, told by the character Lao-lao, the wizened grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household, give insight into 4/5(1).

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Other readers will always be. As New. 1st Tuttle edition, 11th printing ; pp. ; ISBN: ; LCCN: ; Tales of A Chinese Grandmother presents thirty short stories told by the character Lao-lao, the wizened grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household, and. Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales.

These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling : Tuttle Publishing. TALES OF A CHINESE GRANDMOTHER by Frances Carpenter illustrated by Malthe Hasselriis / published by Tuttle Publishing * This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folklore—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.

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“When is the great flood coming?” asked the boy. “When the eyes of the two stone lions in front of the prison grow red, then the great flood will come,” said the grandmother. So the boy went to look at the lions, but their eyes were not yet red. And the grandmother also said to him: “Make a little wooden ship and keep it in a little.

Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales /5(10). Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian Andersen.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales. Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales.

These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling : Frances Carpenter; Malthe Hasselriis.

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This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.

Chinese folklore tradition is as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as.

A collection of authentic Chinese folk tales. These thirty classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the wizened grandmother of the nineteenth century Ling household.

The children of the Kim family sit at their beloved Grandmother's knee to listen to these and other traditional folk tales which are rooted in thousands of years of Korean culture. About the Author: Frances Carpenter () had a love of foreign lands and cultures, which she observed closely during her extensive travels—first with her.

Grandmother cannot smile like that now. Yes, she is smiling at the memory of that day, and many thoughts and recollections of the past; but the handsome young man is gone, and the rose has withered in the old book, and grandmother is sitting there, again an old woman, looking down upon the withered rose in the book.

Grandmother is dead now. Read "Tales of a Korean Grandmother 32 Traditional Tales from Korea" by Frances Carpenter available from Rakuten Kobo. This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful loo Brand: Tuttle Publishing.

Title: Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: Publication Type: Book: Year of Publication: Authors: Carpenter, Frances: Abstract "The author herself has traveled extensively in China.

THE CHINESE FAIRY BOOK NURSERY FAIRY TALES. I WOMEN’S WORDS PART FLESH AND BLOOD. O NCE upon a time there were two brothers, who lived in the same house.

And the big brother listened to his wife’s words, and because of them fell out with the little one. Summer had begun, and the time for sowing the high-growing millet had come. This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories—providing a delightful look into a rich literary Korean people possess a folklore tradition as colorful and captivating as any in the world, but the stories themselves still are not as well-known to Western readers as those from The Brothers Grimm, Mother Goose, or Hans Christian.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother 作者: Carpenter, Frances/ Hasseiriis, Malthe (ILT) 出版社: Tuttle Pub 出版年: 页数: 定价: 元 装帧: Pap ISBN: For many years Frances Carpenter traveled and worked with her father, the late Frank Carpenter, journalist and author of the famous Carpenter's Geographical Readers.

Author of Tales of a Chinese Grandmother. More about Frances Carpenter. This illustrated multicultural children's book presents classic Chinese fairy tales and other folklore providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese tales. Doubleday Doran. Used - Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Title: Tales of a Chinese Grandmother (Tut Books.L) Author: Frances Carpenter Book condition: Used - Good Quantity available: 1.

Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: 30 Traditional Tales from China: : Frances Carpenter, Malthe Hasselriis: Books/5(2). In this book, Frances Carpenter presents a collection of authentic Chinese folk tales.

These thirty classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the wizened grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household. As a girl growing up in Hong Kong, Eva Wong heard and memorized many tales told to her by Hong Kong's finest professional storytellers, by actors on the radio, and by her grandmother.

These popular tales of the Taoist immortals were also often dramatized in Chinese operas/5(5). Tales of a Chinese Grandmother, written by Frances Carpenter, presents a collection of 30 authentic Chinese folktales.

These classic stories represent the best of the Chinese folk tradition and are told here by the character Lao Lao, the beloved grandmother of the nineteenth-century Ling household/5(10).Tales of A Chinese Grandmother (Paperback): Carpenter, Frances: Recreates a host of Chinese folktales, evoking the traditions and life of the Ling family and grandmother Lao Lao.This is a rather puzzling story - puzzling in the sense that it has three tricky riddles in it.

It’s also about a rather unusual dragon who has a human grandmother who is even trickier than he is, but who has a kinder heart. The story was originally by the Brothers Grimm .