Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales by Shiho S. Nunes

By Shiho S. Nunes

Winner of the 2014 Aesop Prize for Children's and younger grownup Literature

Winner of the 2013 Gelett Burgess Children's ebook Award for Fables, Folklore & Fairytales

2014 inventive baby journal ebook of the yr Award Winner

For millions of years, chinese language storytellers have thrilled listeners with tales concerning the price of virtues like honesty, recognize, braveness and self-reliance. Chinese Fables collects nineteen of those remarkable stories, a few of them relationship again to the 3rd century BCE, and retells them in modern English for a contemporary audience.

Each of those tales bargains a nugget of historic folks knowledge and stocks features of chinese language tradition and lore. the entire stories exhibit the foibles and knowledge of human adventure with nice humor and affection. And even supposing the teachings are common, the wit and style are uniquely Chinese.

Beautifully illustrated by way of a grasp chinese language artist utilizing a patchwork of historical tones and textures, with a deft contact of humor, this ebook will supply nice pleasure to youngsters and adults alike.

Chinese children's tales include:

the sensible Bride
Stealing the Bell
Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy
Cooking the Duck
Scaring the Tigers
The Dragon Slayer

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By Shiho S. Nunes

Winner of the 2014 Aesop Prize for Children's and younger grownup Literature

Winner of the 2013 Gelett Burgess Children's ebook Award for Fables, Folklore & Fairytales

2014 inventive baby journal ebook of the yr Award Winner

For millions of years, chinese language storytellers have thrilled listeners with tales concerning the price of virtues like honesty, recognize, braveness and self-reliance. Chinese Fables collects nineteen of those remarkable stories, a few of them relationship again to the 3rd century BCE, and retells them in modern English for a contemporary audience.

Each of those tales bargains a nugget of historic folks knowledge and stocks features of chinese language tradition and lore. the entire stories exhibit the foibles and knowledge of human adventure with nice humor and affection. And even supposing the teachings are common, the wit and style are uniquely Chinese.

Beautifully illustrated by way of a grasp chinese language artist utilizing a patchwork of historical tones and textures, with a deft contact of humor, this ebook will supply nice pleasure to youngsters and adults alike.

Chinese children's tales include:

the sensible Bride
Stealing the Bell
Kwan Yin, the Goddess of Mercy
Cooking the Duck
Scaring the Tigers
The Dragon Slayer

Show description

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Chris J. Gee Department of Exercise Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada RESEARCH SUMMARY Why is it that if you punch another person in the face in a shopping mall you are likely to be considered deviant and face criminal prosecution, whereas the exact same act of aggression within the confines of a hockey arena will often elicit adoration, respect, and applause from those in attendance? How can the exact same behavior be understood, evaluated and explained in such opposing ways?

Volume 1 Editor: Lucille T. Cacioppo ISBN: 978-1-62808-924-0 © 2013 Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Chapter 17 GRANDIOSE AND VULNERABLE NARCISSISM: UNDERLYING DIMENSIONS AND CORRELATES Jennifer M. Boldero, Richard C. Bell and Carol A. Hulbert University of Melbourne, Australia RESEARCH SUMMARY Narcissism is one of the oldest concepts in psychology, having its roots in Greek mythology and psychodynamic thought. It is studied in both clinical and social/personality psychology, with the clinical literature focusing on Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) and the social/personality literature focusing on trait narcissism.

Fax: 405-744-8067. edu. In: Mind and Body Research Summaries. Volume 1 Editor: Lucille T. Cacioppo ISBN: 978-1-62808-924-0 © 2013 Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Chapter 19 FORENSIC AND NON-FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSES‟ APPROACH TO PERSONALITY/PSYCHOPATHIC DISORDERS: „CLINICAL‟ VERSUS „MANAGEMENT‟ PERSPECTIVES Matt Bowen and Tom Mason* University of Chester, Faculty of Health and Social Care, Riverside, Castle Drive, Chester, England RESEARCH SUMMARY The aim of this study was to compare forensic and non-forensic mental health nurses‘ perceptions in relation to their clinical or management focus for those with a diagnostic label of personality/psychopathic disorder.

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