Annotations for Wishbones : A Folk Tale from China


Baker & Taylor
In this Chinese version of the Cinderella tale, Yeh Hsien uses magic fishbones to dress herself in finery for the Cave Festival, where she loses a slipper in fleeing from her wicked stepmother

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Baker & Taylor
Yeh Hsien discovers that the bones of the beautiful fish she has caught, and which her envious stepmother plots to kill for supper, are magic wishbones that transport her, like Cinderella, to the exciting Cave Festival.

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