Wishbones: A Folk Tale From China

Wishbones: A Folk Tale From China By Barbara Ker Wilson, Wishbones A Folk Tale From China In this Chinese version of the Cinderella tale Yeh Hsien uses magic fishbones to dress herself in finery for the Cave Festival where she loses a slipper in fleeing from her wicked stepmother
  • Title: Wishbones: A Folk Tale From China
  • Author: Barbara Ker Wilson
  • ISBN: 9780027931259
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Wishbones: A Folk Tale From China By Barbara Ker Wilson, In this Chinese version of the Cinderella tale, Yeh Hsien uses magic fishbones to dress herself in finery for the Cave Festival, where she loses a slipper in fleeing from her wicked stepmother.
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    About "Barbara Ker Wilson"

    1. Barbara Ker Wilson

      Barbara Ker Wilson was born on 24 September 1929 in Sunderland, in the north of England In 1964 she immigrated to Australia, living first in Adelaide, then Melbourne, then Sydney She settled in Leura, in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney.As a child she used to accompany her father to a large publishing office in London, to deliver corrected proofs of his latest engineering textbook, and she knew then that she wanted to work in the world of writing and publishing.Her first successful work, written when she was eight, was a play based on the coronation of King George VI it was performed at her primary school in England.The Second World War influenced her greatly, particularly the experience of living through air raids in London With the end of the war came her first experience of travelling abroad afterwards, she traveled extensively in Europe and Asia.Winner of the Dromkeen Medal 1999.

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    1. Wishbones is a Chinese version of the traditional tale Cinderella It is about a young girl called Yeh Hsien who lives with her father, step mother and step sister She uses the fish bones to wish for things so that she is able to attend the festival She loses her slipper as she flees the festival because her step mother recognises her The young king of T o Haun found the slipper and searched the countryside to find the woman who lost the slipper Yeh Hsien tried on the slipper and it fit her The y [...]


    2. Wishbones A Folk Tale from China is the familiar story of Cinderella with a Chinese twist Yeh Hsien has the requisite evil stepmother, but this time she uses magic fishbones to dress in finery and thereby impress the king She wishes for violet slippers and loses one when the evil stepmother becomes suspiciouse flees in terror You know the rest she marries the king and they live happily every after Used for Gung Hay Fat Choy storytime January, 2012.


    3. Interesting Chinese rendition of the Cinderella story The stepmother killing the fish was a bit disturbing I wonder what the original telling is like, for I think something was definitely lost in translation here While the children would recognize the Cinderella elements, I m not sure how well this would go for a story time.



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