Princess Peacock (Hardcover)
Tales from the Other Peoples of China (World Folklore)
Libraries Unlimited, 9781591584162, 302pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2008
This book fills a gap in the folklore literature by offering representative folktales from China's minorities, as well as background information on each of the ethnic groups. You'll find more than 50 fantastic and engaging tales, such as Princess Peacock, A Golden Deer, and The Toad General. The stories are organized by type--Animal Tales, Moral Stories, Tales of Deities, Legends, and so on--with the group of origin noted for each tale. In addition, the book contains historical background on the minority groups, recipes, games, crafts, a map, a glossary of terms, color photos, and black & white design motifs.