Asian Cultural Tales

The Empty Pot Cover Image
By Demi, Demi (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780805049008
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Published: Square Fish - September 15th, 1996

The Empty Pot is Demi's beloved picture book about an honest schoolboy

A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.


The Water Dragon: A Chinese Legend - Retold in English and Chinese (Stories of the Chinese Zodiac) Cover Image
By Li Jian
$16.95
ISBN: 9781602209787
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Published: Shanghai Press - April 10th, 2012

This fancifully illustrated multicultural children's book tells a famous Chinese myth about a young boy's quest to save his village.


The Little Rat and the Golden Seed: A Story Told in English and Chinese Cover Image
By Li Jian (Illustrator), Yijin Wert (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781602204591
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Published: Shanghai Press - September 24th, 2019

Learn how the clever Little Rat earned his place as one of the Chinese Zodiac Animals.


Korean Stories for Language Learners: Traditional Folktales in Korean and English (Free Audio CD Included) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780804850032
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - September 11th, 2018

The most enjoyable way to learn about an unfamiliar culture is through its stories--especially when they're told in two languages


Filipino Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Liana Romulo, Joanne De Leon (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804850216
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Philippine fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a rich storytelling culture.


Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9784805312605
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - February 4th, 2014

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Japanese fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.


Korean Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804850209
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

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


Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales Cover Image
By Joan Suyenaga, Salim Martowiredjo (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804851503
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories contains a charming selection of traditional tales from the rich store of Indonesian lore and legends.


Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories Cover Image
By Phuoc Thi Minh Tran, Dong Nguyen (Illustrator), Hop Thi Nguyen (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804844291
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 14th, 2015

**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Book of the Year Award**
**Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Gold Medal**

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


Thai Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804837088
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 13th, 2019

In captivating text and illustrations, this beautiful multicultural children's book presents a collection of cherished fables, myths, legends and fairy tales from Thailand that have been passed down through generations of Thai families.


A charming collection of fourteen well-loved verses, Korean and English Nursery Rhymes is an excellent introduction to Korean language and culture for young children.


Asian Children's Favorite Stories: Folktales from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines and Other Asian Lands Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780804850230
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 5th, 2019

**Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Award Gold Medal**

For thousands of years, children all over the world have listened to popular folktales. Each country has its own set of fascinating stories, and learning those from another part of the world is both entertaining and educational.


Japanese Folktales: Classic Stories from Japan's Enchanted Past (Tuttle Classics) Cover Image
By Yei Theodora Ozaki (Compiled by), Lucy Fraser (Foreword by)
$9.99
ISBN: 9784805314616
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 21st, 2018

Be transported to a realm of magical kingdoms, mysterious beings and mythical lands.

Japanese Folktales is the most complete collection of Japanese stories in English. It introduces readers to the enchanting world of ghouls, goblins, ogres, sea kings, magical birds, dragons and of course, Momotaro, the lovable Peach Boy.


Japanese Legends and Folklore: Samurai Tales, Ghost Stories, Legends, Fairy Tales, Myths and Historical Accounts Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9784805315019
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 5th, 2019

Japanese Legends and Folklore invites English speakers into the intriguing world of Japanese folktales, ghost stories and historical eyewitness accounts. With a fascinating selection of stories about Japanese culture and history, A.B. Mitford--who lived and worked in Japan as a British diplomat--presents a broad cross section of tales from many Japanese sources.


Peach Boy And Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9784805309964
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - September 15th, 2008

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

Welcome to a fantastic world populated by magical teakettles, long-nosed goblins, brave warriors, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan.


Chinese Fables: The Dragon Slayer and Other Timeless Tales of Wisdom Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804841528
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - February 12th, 2013

**Winner of the 2014 Aesop Prize for Children's and Young Adult Literature**

**Winner of the 2013 Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award for Fables, Folklore & Fairytales**

**2014 Creative Child Magazine Book of the Year Award Winner**


More Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Cover Image
By Florence Sakade, Yoshio Hayashi (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9784805312650
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - February 4th, 2014

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


Indian Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780804850162
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 14th, 2020

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories that the whole family will enjoy

Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. They make perfect new additions for story time or bedtime reading.


Tales of a Korean Grandmother: 32 Traditional Tales from Korea Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780804851602
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - March 26th, 2019

This multicultural children's book presents classic Korean fairy tales and other folk stories--providing a delightful look into a rich literary culture.


Three Korean Fairy Tales: Beloved Stories and Legends Cover Image
By Kim So-Un, Jeong Kyoung-Sim (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780804852272
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 1st, 2019

This multicultural children's book presents a selection of traditional Korean folk tales that are instantly recognizable to Koreans of all ages. These treasured tales are retold by Kim So-un, an eminent storyteller who is a household name in Korea. The illustrations combine modern and traditional Korean art elements and techniques in telling these classic stories.


Urashima Taro and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Stories Cover Image
By Florence Sakade, Yoshio Hayashi (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780804850728
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - April 24th, 2018

With this multicultural children's book, your whole family can experience the wonder and excitement that Japan's classic tales bring to story time or bedtime reading.

Welcome to a fantastic world populated by lonely dragons, adventuresome boys, magical elves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan.


Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes: Little Mouse and Other Charming Chinese Rhymes [With Audio Disc in Chinese & English Included] Cover Image
By Faye-Lynn Wu, Kieren Dutcher (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780804849999
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - June 5th, 2018

This beautifully illustrated Chinese children's book features classic nursery rhymes in both English and Mandarin Chinese.


Grandma Panda's China Storybook: Legends, Traditions and Fun Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780804849746
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 17th, 2017

With classic Chinese fairytales and folk stories, Grandma Panda's China Storybook introduces children to Chinese culture in a fun, adventurous way


The Last Kappa of Old Japan Bilingual English & Japanese Edition: A Magical Journey of Two Friends (English-Japanese) Cover Image
By Sunny Seki, Sunny Seki (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9784805313992
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - October 4th, 2016

With unique and playful illustrations this multicultural children's book is a classic Japanese fairy tale that young children and parents alike will love.


Riding a Donkey Backwards: Wise and Foolish Tales of Mulla Nasruddin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536205077
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Published: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019

Timeless wisdom is found in absurdity in these tales of an iconic Muslim character known as the sagest man in the village — and also its biggest fool.


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