Myths & Fables: Modern Myths & Fables. Picture Books, of Myths, Fables, and Legends, most single, published from mid20th c on. Religious texts included. Modern written myths, fables, or legends only if so described by the author.
A fisherman happens on a perfect valley, Peach Blossom Spring, which has been sealed off for hundreds of years. After promising to reveal its secret to no one, he leaves to get his things. Delicate paintings of China. Note: This book has been sold.
The first of these beautiful books to appear in the United States. Strong coloured woodblocks illustrate this owl tale from Japan. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.
Pink Jade, the most famous courtesan in all China, spurned kings and emperors and sought the king of kings. Review copy slip laid in, nicely illustrated. Note: This book has been sold.
In ancient China, a poor orphan peasant girl wants desparately to learn to paint. A magic woman appears in her sleep and gave her a brush which brings everything she draws to life. A very interesting plot on an early reader level.
An old Chinese folktale brought to life with Demi's graceful and colourful paintings.
"Once upon a time there were three little orphan dogs. They were brothers. They lived in a far forgotten corner of an old forgotten farm in three forgotten kennels which stood there in a row." Little bright colored drawings on every spread, a very nice copy inside!