Fables and legends from anicent China by Shiu L. Kong

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Published by Kensington Educational in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Chinese -- Folklore -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Fables, Chinese -- Juvenile fiction.,
  • Legends -- China -- Juvenile fiction.

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Statementretold by Shiu L. Kong, Elizabeth K. Wong ; illustrated by Michele Nidenoff & Wong Ying.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p :
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20118451M
ISBN 100969200502

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