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The Rock Maiden

The Rock Maiden

A Chinese Tale of Love and Loyalty

by Natasha Yim and Pirkko Vainio
Hardback
Publication Date: 01/06/2017
RRP  $26.39 $24.95
When her fisherman husband fails to come home after a storm at sea, the beautiful maiden Ling Yee is heartbroken. Every morning, she puts her baby on her back and clambers to the top of a cliff looking for any signs of his return. But day after day, she is disappointed. The villagers try to convince her to give up her vigil. "No," she would say, "He will come home soon." Tin Hau, the Goddess of the Heavens, takes pity on her grief and turns Ling Yee and her child into stone so that they would mourn no more. The fisherman eventually finds his way home--only to discover that his wife has been transformed into the Rock Maiden. Will the family forever be kept apart? Or will devotion and faithfulness ultimately be rewarded? Find out in this re-envisioning of an old Hong Kong legend by award-winning author Natasha Yim, featuring stunning illustrations by renowned Finnish artist Pirkko Vainio.
ISBN:
9781937786656
9781937786656
Category:
Traditional stories (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-06-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
World Wisdom, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
254x203x9mm
Weight:
0.38kg

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