The Dragon King It Was That Died : My Favourite Chinese Stories Series
The Dragon King below the Jing River defied the orders of the Jade God of the Heavens and was executed. His ghost resented the Tang Emperor Taizong for not saving him, and dragged the Emperor to the Underworld. What would the Emperor see in the Underworld? Was he able to return to life?My Favourite Chinese Stories is a collection of three Chinese stories specially selected and retold in English for young readers. The first story is from Chinese mythology, while the other two are from classical Chinese literature. They are widely known to the Chinese people, and reflect, in varying degrees, some of the essential characteristics of Chinese culture. Each story is accompanied by beautiful full-colour illustrations drawn by Lo King-man as well as audio narration by the author Pamela Youde.