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Eight dragons on the roof and other tales

Haiyan Chen

Eight dragons on the roof and other tales

traditional dragon stories from China

by Haiyan Chen

  • 265 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by China Books in South San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Mythical,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic,
  • Folklore,
  • Dragons

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by Haiyan Chen and Fang Li ; translated from the Chinese by Li Hong, ... [et al.]]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1 .E33 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25109450M
    ISBN 109780835100045
    LC Control Number2011038953

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Set in Casa Batlló, one of Antoni Gaudí’s most renowned buildings, this joyful story introduces young readers to the architect’s work, inciting their curiosity and imagination along the way.

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