Book Lists

List: Asian Stories

These are primarily folk tales, but also stories about events and people from various countries in Asia. The lists are broken down by country, but all on this page. Links of titles go to the page for the book on Amazon.com. Links on authors or illustrators go to my review page for them.

China

The Empty Pot by Demi
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China by Ai-Ling Louie, illustrated by Ed Young
The Seven Chinese Brothers by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Jean and Mou-sien Tseng
Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel, illustrated by Blair Lent

Japan

The Paper Crane by Molly Bang
The Dream Eater by Christian Garrison, illustrated by Diane Goode
A Pair of Red Clogs by Masako Matsuno, illustrated by Kazue Mizumura

Korea

The Korean Cinderella by Shirley Climo, illustrated by Ruth Heller

Vietnam

Children of the Dragon: Selected Tales from Vietnam by Sherry Garland
The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland
My Father's Boat by Sherry Garland
Eyewitness: Vietnam War by Stuart Murray
Goodbye Vietnam by Gloria Whelan