The Deer and the Woodcutter
A Korean FolktaleeBook - 2013
This popular Korean folktale tells children the story of why the rooster looks skyward and crows loudly at dawn. Long ago, deep in the Kumgang Mountains of Korea, a handsome woodcutter saves a deer from a certain death. In return he deer helps the young woodcutter marry a beautiful fairy. After a series of delightful adventures the woodcutter is transformed into a rooster and every day calls to his loved ones in Heaven. So whenever a crowing rooster is heard in Korea, this story is told. Tuttle Publishing presents the very best in Asian children's books, with a growing list of multicultural titles that all children can identify with and enjoy. Other titles include Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Korean Children's Favorite Stories.
Publisher: [United States] : Tuttle Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource