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Yeh-Shen (1982) [Picture Book]
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Half-starved and overworked by her stepmopther, Yeh-Shen's only friend is a fish with golden eyes. When the stepmother kills the fish for dinner, poor Yeh-Shen is left with only the bones. But the bones are filled with a powerful spirit. When Yeh-Shen is forbidden to attend the annual spring Festival, the spirit grants her a gown of azure blue and delicate golden slippers. That night, everyone marvels at the beautiful, mysterious young woman at the ball.

This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European version.

Original title: Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China
Original languages: English


Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreRetellings

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Yeh-Shen (1982)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Illustrated by: Ed Young
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Yeh-Shen (May 7, 1996)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
ISBN: 0698113888
Dimensions: 8.1 x 10.1 x 0.2 in
Pages: 32

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Yeh-Shen (November 5, 1982)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Philomel Books
ISBN: 039920900X
Dimensions: 8.1 x 10.0 x 0.5 in
Pages: 32

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