The Magical Dumplings And Other Chinese Fables
- Publish Date: 2008-05-29
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Katherine Chew
This collection of stories and fables includes time-honored folks tales, such as how a poor farmer became the Kitchen God and how the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac were chosen. It also includes original stories, which draw from the rich tradition of Chinese folklore.Learn how the onion went from stinky outcast to coveted kitchen staple. Read about the Jade Rabbit's devotion to his master, and the Rat's betrayal of his former best friend, the Cat. These stories are built on the timeless themes of friendship and loyalty-as well as the benefits of having a quick wit.