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the dragon and the poet

by Miyazawa Kenji & Massimo Cimarelli

The tale "The dragon and the poet" by Miyazawa Kenji (1896-1933) is the story of the meeting between the poet Suldatta and the dragon Chanata, in a magical atmosphere among poetry challenges, esoteric Buddhism...


The Origin of Day and Night

by Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt & Lenny Lishchenko

In this Inuit tale, the actions of a hare and a fox change the Arctic forever by creating day and night. In very early times, there was no night or day and words spoken by chance could become real. When a hare...


Temple Alley Summer

by Sachiko Kashiwaba, Miho Satake & Avery Fischer Udagawa

From renowned Japanese children’s author Sachiko Kashiwaba, Temple Alley Summer is a fantastical and mysterious adventure filled with the living dead, a magical pearl, and a suspiciously nosy black cat named...


Boy Dumplings

by Ying Chang Compestine & James Yamaski

  • new bilingual Chinese translation ("simplified" version is ideal for Mandarin language programs in American schools)

  • well-known and award-winning author, who consistently promotes her new books and backlist

  • appeals...

  • Read To Your Toddler Every Day

    by Lucy Brownridge & Chloe Giordano

    Science tells us that young children develop best when they are read to. In this follow-up to Read to Your Baby Every Day, soothe your toddler with retellings of traditional folk tales, fairy tales, and fables...


    Chinese Children's Favorite Stories

    by Yip,Mingmei

    Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a delightful selection of thirteen Chinese folktales as retold by author and illustrator Mingmei Yip. Inspired by her beloved father's nightly story-telling when she was...


    SHEN OF THE SEA - 16 Chinese short stories for Children

    by Arthur Bowie Chrisman

    Shen of the Sea is a collection of short stories written by Arthur Bowie Chrisman. It was first published by Dutton in 1925, illustrated with more than 50 silhouettes by Else Hasselriis. Chrisman won the 1926...


    Folk Tales from Japan

    by Sakade,Florence & Yoshio Hayashi

    "Filled with now-familiar favorites, along with lesser known yet equally delightful tales, this enduring collection presents stories to enchant and enlighten young readers." — School Library Journal

    From singing...


    The Story of Noodles

    by Ying Chang Compestine & Yongsheng Xuan

    "Compestine's almost tongue-in-cheek tale is a nearly unbeatable combination of slapstick humor, fast pace, and food."Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

    "Back from The Story of Chopsticks, the Kang brothers...


    The Story of Paper

    by Ying Chang Compestine & Yongsheng Xuan

    Learn how the three fun-loving Kang brothers created paper, one of China?s most famous inventions! This colorfully redesigned edition features a new bilingual Chinese translation.

    The three playful and creative...


    The Story of Chopsticks

    by Ying Chang Compestine & Yongsheng Xuan

    Learn how the three fun-loving Kang brothers created chopsticks, one of China?s most famous inventions! This colorfully redesigned edition features a new bilingual Chinese translation.

    The three playful and...


    The Story of Kites

    by Ying Chang Compestine & Yongsheng Xuan

    Learn how the three fun-loving Kang brothers created kites, one of China?s most famous inventions! This colorfully redesigned edition features a new bilingual Chinese translation.

    The three playful and creative...


    Malaysian Children's Favourite Stories

    by Lyons,Kay & Martin Loh

    This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Malaysian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

    Malaysian Children's Favourite Stories is collection...


    Asha and the Spirit Bird

    by Jasbinder Bilan

    Asha lives on a family farm with her mother in rural India in the foothills of the Himalayas. Life would be perfect if her father were with them instead of working at the factory in the faraway city. But she...


    Rapunzel

    by Brothers Grimm

    Are you looking for a short story for your children?

    Rapunzel is trapped in a tower. Can her long hair save her?

    This is a German fairy tale recorded by the Brothers Grimm.

    The audiobook is produced with a music...


    The Littlest Emperor

    by Seow,David & Olga Marie Polunin

    Featuring beautiful watercolor paintings, this multicultural children's book tells the story of China's child emperor.

    "A long time ago, the Littlest Emperor ruled the largest empire in the world." So begins...


    Korean Children's Favorite Stories

    by So-Un,Kim & Jeong Kyoung-Sim

    This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

    Korean Children's Favorite Stories is a captivating...


    Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories

    by Suyenaga,Joan & Salim Martowiredjo

    This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indonesian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich oral culture.

    Set in tropical rainforests, on balmy beaches, and...


    EASTERN TALES by MANY STORY TELLERS - 14 Tales from Eastern Lands

    by Various Unknown & Compiled by Laura Valentine

    "Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various Authors compiled by Laura Valentine.

    In compiling this volume of Eastern Tales, the Editor, Laura Valentine, has been careful to select only those best suited...


    LITTLE MISS GRASSHOPPER - A Children's Alpine Adventure

    by Johanna Spyri

    LITTLE MISS GRASSHOPPER is a delightful children's tale by Johanna Spyri, the author of Heidi,. Once again our adventure is set in the Swiss Alps but begins in Dresden where Rita aka Grasshopper lives with her...