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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. The lovely drawings capture the beauty of rural China.

Praise for Tikki Tikki Tembo

"A handsome, humorous picture book." — Horn Book

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Myths and Legends

About the Author and Illustrator

Arlene Mosel Arlene Mosel
Blair Lent Blair Lent

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