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Fables, Folk Tales and Myths
Family Life, Chinese and Chinese American, Ceremony and Tradition
This classic Chinese legend tells the story of a boy who nearly drowns in a well because his brother cannot pronounce his very, very long name fast enough for an old man to save him. The lovely drawings capture the beauty of rural China.
Praise for Tikki Tikki Tembo
"A handsome, humorous picture book." — Horn Book