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RELIGION & BELIEFS: GENERAL INTEREST (CHILDREN'S/YA). Harmony: A Treasury of Chinese Wisdom for Children and Parents is a collection of traditional stories from one of the world's oldest civilizations. For over two thousand years, the Chinese have used brief sayings known as "chengyu" to sum up practical wisdom and ethical principles. Most "chengyu" are associated with a story that illustrates their meaning, and these stories have been passed down by word of mouth over the centuries. Gathered in this volume are twenty-four of the most popular "chengyu" and the stories based on them, each beautifully illustrated by one of China's foremost artists, Ji Ruoxiao. Ages 10+… (more)

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