THE NODDING TIGER (A CHINESE WONDER BOOK) BY NORMAN HINSDALE PITMAN

THE NODDING TIGER ust outside the walls of a Chinese city there lived a young woodcutter named T’ang and his old mother, a woman of seventy. They were very poor and had a tiny one-room shanty, built of mud and grass, which they rented from a neighbour. Every day young T’ang rose bright and early…

THE TALKING FISH (A CHINESE WONDER BOOK) BY NORMAN HINSDALE PITMAN

Long, long before your great-grandfather was born there lived in the village of Everlasting Happiness two men called Li and Sing. Now, these two men were close friends, living together in the same house. Before settling down in the village of Everlasting Happiness they had ruled as high officials for more than twenty years. They…