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  The Ballad of Mulan - Hardcover Book Traditional Chinese/English
The Ballad of Mulan


 
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The Ballad of Mulan

Bilingual In English and Traditional Chinese. Hard Cover.
  • Based on an ancient poem
  • Vivid illustrations made reading fun
  • Selected as school textbook by Houghton Mifflin & Thomas/Heinl
  • Famous Chinese folk tale that the whole family will enjoy
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Our Price: $16.95
Language: English/Traditional Characters
Media: Book
ISDN 10: 1-57227-056-X
ISDN 13: 9-781572-270565

Stock Status:In Stock
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Product Code: AB070

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The Ballad of Mulan

Retold and illustrated by Song Nan Zhang


According to legend, there was a young woman in China named Mulan. Her aged and frail father was drafted to fight in the war. Unwilling to see her father fighting in the war, Mulan disguised herself as a man and joined the army in his place.

The story of this legendary woman first appeared in ballads sung during fourth-century China, known as the Northern Wei dynasty. For hundreds of years, Mulan has been an inspiration for Chinese girls and women.

  • Vivid illustrations make reading fun

  • Since publication in 1998 has received rave reviews from magazines and newspapers

  • Selected as school textbook by Houghton Mifflin & Thomas/Heinl

Here are some reviews by third graders


Also available -
This book plus DVD bundle

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In English and Traditional Chinese

For ages 4 and up

32pages, hard cover








Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
An excellent picture book on Mulan November 30, 2011
Reviewer: Chinese America from Fairfax VA  
The Ballad of Mulan stays very true to the original poem.  The artwork is beautifully done with great attention to details.  I love how the original ballad is embedded in the artwork.  I also love how the translation corresponds to each line of the original poem on each given page. The English translation is excellent.  The modern Chinese translation is very good too.  The simultaneous English and

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  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
 
Good Illustrations & Writing March 11, 2008
Reviewer: Anonymous from Richland WA Un  
My children like the storybook.  I read it to them in Chinese.  Illustrations are beautiful and depict traditional Chinese clothing and lifestyle very well.  It's a durable hardback book suitable for school age children.

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  6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
 
Excellent Mulan July 15, 2006
Reviewer: anonymous from Undisclosed  
Great version excellent Chinese and English.  Excellent Quality!

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