Paperback Yeh-Shen : a Chinese Cinderella /
Publication year: 2006
Media class: Paperback
Genre: Fairy tales. gsafd Children's stories. lcsh Fiction 5+. Traditional.
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1846111277 9781846111273 (pbk): 1846111277 : 9781846111273 :
The oldest version of the Cinderella story originates from China.
Retold by Dawn Casey.
Illustrated by Richard Holland.
The story of Yeh-Shen is believed to be the original telling of the Cinderella story. Yeh-Shen is raised by her stepmother who always gives her the hardest chores. Yeh-Shen's only friend is a fish, whom her stepmother kills. The bones of the fish are magical & they grant her wish to go to the village festival where she loses her slipper.
Parallel text in English and Chinese Simplified.
Extent: col. ill. ; 24 x 28 cm.