Asian Children's Favorite Stories: Folktales from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines and other Asian Lands
David Conger, illustrated by Patrick Yee, Liana Romulo, Joan Suyenaga


Hardback | Jan 2019 | Tuttle Publishing | 9780804850230 | 64pp | 279x216mm | Forthcoming | GEN | AUD$24.99


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.

Asian Children’s Favorite Stories presents 8 Asian folktales from different countries — China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Stories include:

  • Why Cats and Dogs Don't Get Along — Korea
  • Baka the Cow and Balabaw the Water Buffalo — Phillippines
  • The Mousedeer Becomes a Judge — Indonesia
  • LIang and His Magic Brush — China
  • Brave Bear, Snake and Crocodile Killer — Thailand
  • Numskull and Rabbit — India
  • The Crane's Gratitude — Japan