Paperback Books by Jeong Kyoung-Sim

Jeong Kyoung-Sim is the author of The Deer and the Woodcutter (2005), The Magic Gem (2006) and Korean Children's Favorite Stories (2004).

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The Deer and the Woodcutter

release date: Feb 01, 2005
The Deer and the Woodcutter
After tricking a fairy into becoming his bride, a woodcutter pays dearly for his treachery in this Korean folktale that explains why the rooster looks to the sky and crows loudly at dawn.

The Magic Gem

release date: Jun 15, 2006
The Magic Gem
The Magic Gem is a much-loved Korean folk tale that tells the story of why cats and dogs don''t get along. A poor fisherman wins a fabulous magic gem that grants his every wish before it''s lost to a conniving neighbor. His cat and dog manage to recover the gem, but on the way home the dog loses it in the river. The clever cat gets it back and becomes the favored house pet, while the jealous dog gets nothing, which is why dogs and cats don''t get along.

Korean Children's Favorite Stories

release date: Apr 15, 2004
Korean Children's Favorite Stories
This colorfully illustrated multicultural Korean children''s book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a vibrant literary culture. Korean Children''s Favorite Stories is a captivating collection of Korean folktales for children which are still being told, just as they have been for generations. Some are Korean-specific, while others echo those told in other countries. Written with wit and pathos, they unveil the inevitable foibles of people everywhere and expose the human-like qualities of animals and the animal-like qualities of humans. These Korean fables pulsate with the rhythm of life and the seasons, transporting the reader to a wonderland where ants talk, a baby rabbit outwits a tiger, a tree fathers a child, and a toad saves a whole village. Korean stories include: The Story Bag The Pheasant, the Dove, and the Magpie The Bridegroom''s Shopping The Bad Tiger The Great Flood The Pumpkin Seeds The Grateful Tiger The Three Princesses And more… The Children''s Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children''s books in this series include: Asian Children''s Favorite Stories, Indian Children''s Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children''s Favorite Stories, Japanese Children''s Favorite Stories, Singapore Children''s Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children''s Stories, Favorite Children''s Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children''s Favorite Stories, Balinese Children''s Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children''s Favorite Stories.


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