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Tales of a Chinese amah

Ruby Fabris Kingcome

Tales of a Chinese amah

by Ruby Fabris Kingcome

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by J. Nisbet in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- China.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ruby Fabris Kingcome ; illustrated by Fei Cheng-Wu.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR335 .K55 1952
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 178 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14657113M

    ABOUT THE BOOK A New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist, this breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon. Pinmei’s gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her granddaughter and the other.   When the Sea Turned to Silver (eBook): Lin, Grace: A New York Times Bestseller A National Book Award FinalistThis breathtaking, full-color illustrated fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore, and is a companion to the Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon Pinmei's gentle, loving grandmother always has the most exciting tales for her .

    Free download: Illustrated Chinese Bedtime Stories Book for Kids Children reading book in Chinese pinyin and Chinese characters shuì qián ɡù shi 睡 前 故 事 nèi rónɡ jiǎn jiè. In this new book for children ages four and up, "The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love and Longing", children's author Natasha Yim retells the story of the Rock Maiden. Yim now lives in California, but she heard the story of the Rock Maiden while growing up in Hong Kong.5/5(2).

      This third children’s book by Grace Lin, like the two previous ones, weaves classical Chinese tales into an adventurous tale of its own. The enchantment of the adventure is made richer by the classical stories, and vice-versa; the classical tales are given new meaning as they are told in the context of a story. Chinese Folk and Fairy Tales The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty and the Beast Tale Laurence Yep JYEP Recipient of the Laura Ingalls Wilder and Newbery Honor awards, Laurence Yep retells the story of lovely Seven and the awe-inspiring dragon, a capti-vating Chinese version of “Beauty and the Beast.”File Size: KB.


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Tales of a Chinese amah by Ruby Fabris Kingcome Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Folk literature: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kingcome, Ruby Fabris. Tales of a Chinese amah. London, J. Nisbet [] (OCoLC) This book is a retelling of an old Chinese tale based upon a real rock called the Amah Rock in Sha Tin, Hong Kong.

In the real legend, the story is not as happily ended. This telling is much sweeter and gives hope, but it also shares love and loyalty/5(11). Tales of a Chinese Amah [Ruby Fabris Kingcome] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tales of a Chinese Amah. The book’s 74 tales feature a cross-section of Chinese folklore, including tales of the gods, tales of magic, fairy tales, ghost stories and more.

Other collections with a rich selection of Chinese folklore include A Chinese Wonder Book by Norman Hinsdale Pitman and Chinese Folk-Lore Tales, edited by Andrew Lang. “Quietly compelling, The Rock Maiden, Natasha Yim’s interpretation of the classic Chinese legend of the Amah Rock, inspired by the granite formation found Tales of a Chinese amah book the hills of Sha Tin, Hong Kong, celebrates family, faithfulness, and devotion in the captivating love story of Ling Yee and her fisherman, Ching and tranquil, the illustrations from Pirkko Vainio showcase the.

I read The Rock Maiden: A Chinese Tale of Love to celebrate Multicultural Children’s Book Day. This is a retelling of an old Chinese legend surrounding the Amah rock in Hong Kong.

Ling Yee is a beautiful young woman who falls in love with the fisherman Ching Yin. Eventually they are married and have a young son/5. China is an ancient country, its civilization is nearly years old.

Chinese tales often explain human nature, historical or legendary events. The supernatural also frequently is encountered. In common with many other cultures the stories frequently explain. Ansichtskarte / Postkarte Hongkong China, Amah Rock and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tales of a Chinese Grandmother: 30 Traditional Tales from China by Carpenter, Frances; Hasselriis, Malthe and a great selection of related books, art.

at penning fantasy adventures inspired by Chinese folktales, here comes When the Sea Turned to Silver. A companion novel to the Newbery Honor book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Starry River of the Sky, When the Sea Turned to Silver draws from the legends and world of the other novels to narrate a newFile Size: 2MB.

Parents need to know that When the Sea Turned to Silver is a fantasy about a young girl's quest to find her grandmother after they're violently separated. Written by Newbery honoree Grace Lin (Where the Mountain Meets the Moon), it incorporates many elements of Chinese folklore and has many stories within the story that are based on folklore but are the 5/5.

ChinaSprout promotes learning of Chinese language and culture by providing Chinese and English books relating to Chinese language, Chinese test, Chinese food, Chinese zodiac, Chinese symbols, Chinese music, Chinese tea, Chinese calligraphy, Chinese New Year, Moon Festival, Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival and Chinese Arts.

We also sell Chinese crafts, Chinese. When the Sea Turned to Silver is powerful, poetic and surprising. Grace Lin weaves Pinmei’s quest to rescue Amah, her grandmother, with Chinese folklore.

Amah is a masterful storyteller and her tales become central to Pinmei’s search. With our remaining time, we told tales together. And when she spoke, I heard all her stories anew. Amah passed a decade ago. I think of her often when I write. A part of her lives on in my novels.

She believed in me and the power of my stories. Words, spoken or written, have life: they breath, they spread, and they inspire. Mahal kita, Amah. Get this from a library. The rock maiden: a Chinese tale of love and loyalty. [Natasha Yim; Pirkko Vainio] -- When her husband goes missing, a new mother pleads with Tin Hau, the patron goddess of fisherman, for help.

Cantonese folktales are folktales associated with the Cantonese people, the dominant Han Chinese subgroup in the Southern Chinese twin provinces of Guangdong and body of folktales have been influenced both by the culture of Han Chinese and that of Nanyue, the original Baiyue inhabitants of the region before sinicization occurred.

Grace Lin weaves Pinmei’s quest to rescue Amah, her grandmother, with Chinese folklore. Amah is a masterful storyteller and her tales become central to Pinmei’s search. Soon Pinmei finds her voice and tells the stories of her grandmother, which lead her into strange and magical places.

(shelved 10 times as chinese-fiction) avg rating —ratings — published   Eventually Ching Yin finds his way home. His tears turn Ling Yee and their son back, and they live happily ever after. This book is based on the legend of Hong Kong's Amah Rock—a natural formation that looks like a woman and infant—but Yim gives the tale a satisfying and happy ending instead of leaving Ling Yee waiting in stone : Natasha Yim.

Consequently, Buck arrived in China when she was five months old. She was raised by a Chinese amah who told her popular tales and myths, and she could speak and write both English and Chinese by the age of four. She also played freely with the village children, and in this way learned much about Chinese life.

Newbery Honor author Grace Lin returns to an imagined ancient China in her new fantasy novel. Like her previous books, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon and Starry River of the Sky, When the Sea Turned to Silver celebrates the power of storytelling while taking readers on an exciting, danger-filled adventure.

Quiet Pinmei lives with her grandmother, Amah, in a .“a charming and very satisfying read.” After receiving outstanding reviews for her book Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas inNatasha Yim returns with an endearing and elegant story in The Rock Maiden.

Intrigued by the Amah Rock in Sha Tin, Hong Kong, Yim succeeds in transferring a sense of awe and wonder at the majesty of such a striking natural : Natasha Yim.The amah liked the feel of the sun on her face and the muffled sound of the grandfather clock downstairs eating away the hours.

But as soon as the moon waned, Nian knew the calm could not last. She listened as the broken girl talked in her sleep: to her parents, to the soldiers, to other ghosts Nian had not yet met and had no desire to know.