Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet

Author(s): Lotta Carswell Hume

Stories from Around the World

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese and Tibeten folk and fairytales and other stories--providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet is a captivating collection of stories from different parts of China and Tibet. Enter a mythical world where animals speak and play tricks on each other. Also depicted are humans who perform both good and bad magic, humans who become animals, animals who become human, magic pancakes, wishing cups, fairy boats, and a Tibetan creation story.

These unique stories are fresh and charming, filled with humorous insights into Tibetan and Chinese culture and history--including the influence of the moon and importance of festivals. They make perfect new additions to story time or bedtime reading, and readers of all ages will find much to love within these pages.

Chinese and Tibeten folk tales include:



  • A Chinese Cinderella

  • The Country of the Mice

  • The Wishing Cup

  • The Story of the Tortoise and the Monkey

  • A Hungry Wolf

  • The King of the Mountain

  • How the Deer Lost His Tale


The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.

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General Fields

  • : 9780804850186
  • : Tuttle Publishing
  • : Tuttle Publishing
  • : July 2018
  • : ---length:- '22.9'width:- '22.9'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Lotta Carswell Hume
  • : Hardback
  • : Koon-Chiu Lo
  • : English
  • : 112