The Cricket Warrior: A Chinese Tale Kindle ✓


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  • The Cricket Warrior: A Chinese Tale
  • Margaret Chang
  • English
  • 14 August 2019
  • 1481488902

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The Cricket Warrior: A Chinese TaleA young boy must become the greatest cricket warrior of all time in order to save his family in this stirring folktale about bravery and sacrificeThis retelling of the Chinese folktale, The Fighting Cricket, first recorded in the seventeenth century, is a tale of extraordinary bravery, sacrifice, and familial devotion Young Wei nians family is in trouble Their farm has been fruitless for three years and their only hope of keeping it is to find a cricket for the emperors cricket fights When Wei nian accidentally loses the cricket that they capture he is devastated, but an old man offers him a choice Will Wei nian become the greatest cricket warrior of all to save his family And if he does, will he ever find his way home again


About the Author: Margaret Chang

Margaret Chang, a former childrens librarian, holds an MA in childrens literature and for seventeen years taught graduate and undergraduate courses in childrens literature at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.She and Raymond have published an introduction to the Chinese language, as well as four childrens books set in China, among them Cricket Warrior.Her most recent book for children is Celias Robot She and Raymond now live on Bainbridge Island, Washington