Stories from the Ancients: China

The Magic Pillow

By Demi

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A poor young boy in China yearns for wealth and power, until a magician gives him a magic pillow that brings dreams of what would happen if his wishes came true.
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Tikki Tikki Tembo

By Arlene Mosel (storyteller) and Blair Lent (illustrator)

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When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.
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