This folktale told using ancient Chinese puzzles and watercolor illustrations has been beloved for over twenty-five years!
When Little Soo asks for a story, Grandfather Tang arranges the tangram pieces and two magic fox fairies spring to life. The foxes change shapes as quick as a wink, from rabbits to dogs to squirrels and geese. But their game turns dangerous when a hunter raises his bow. . . .
Originally published in 1990, Grandfather Tang’s Story will continue to delight new readers as the wonder of the tangram puzzle—and an endearing game between a grandfather and his granddaughter—reveals a story of magic, clever animals, and, ultimately, true friendship.
An NCSS-CBC Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
An NCTE Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Language Arts
“Ingenious.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
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