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Tikki Tikki Tembo

Tikki Tikki Tembo

by Arlene Mosel Illustrated by Blair Lent
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. So, as legend goes, that is why the Chinese then gave their children short names.The lovely drawings capture the beauty of rural China.
Ages
4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Genre
Myths and Legends

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Arlene Mosel Arlene Mosel
Blair Lent Blair Lent

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