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Chang, Monica.
Northland Publishers, 1992
IL K-3, RL 4.3
ISBN 087358533X
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One day, Mouse Father's daughter was in the middle of tossing the ball to find the husband. Suddenly, the gigantic shadow of a cat came out to attack those mice. From that moment on, Mouse Father is bent on looking for the strongest and the most decent husband who is willing to marry her beautiful daughter and protect her from the evil cat. He asked Sun, Cloud, Wind, and Wall, "Are you the strongest in the world?" Everyone answered "Of course, I am! No one can resist my great power." Unfortunately, "Life is not always a bed of roses." Something bad suddenly happened to them and showed that they all are not the strongest in the world. Finally, Mouse Father realized that Little Mouse, Ah-Lang may be small, but he has skills that no others have. Then, Mouse Father decided to marry his daughter to him. On her wedding day, the beautiful bride sat on a sedan chair carried by two mice to Ah-Lang's parents' house, Ah-Lang and her bride knelt down and bowed to his parents. Finally, they were married. This children's book includes excellent illustrations such as traditional Chinese houses and clothing will capture a child's attention and children will also learn about traditional Chinese wedding in the past. (I-Ching, Tseng, college student,
SUBJECTS:     Folklore -- China.

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