Folktales of China by Tinkle is a compilation of numerous Chinese stories that teach a valuable lesson. Tinkle was created by Anant Pai in 1980 and is aimed at educating the children, while also entertaining them. Luis Fernandes authors this particular edition and presents the story in a lucid, easy-to-grasp manner. Much like Indian folklore, Chinese folklore also consists of stories that end with a moral so as to impart wisdom. This collection consists of popular stories such as that of the valiant Shu Lang, the woman who dressed up as a man to enter the army, laughing monks who teach the path to a content life and The Great Discovery, where a phoenix leads a couple to a treasure that they later discover to be salt.
Along with Amar Chitra Katha, Tinkle was founded by Anant Pai and is an extremely popular monthly magazine for children in India. The magazine contains comics, stories, quizzes, puzzles, contests and other vignettes, which targeted at school-going children. Some of Tinkle�s creations have also been adapted into popular children�s TV shows. The book is intended for children between the ages of eight to fourteen and is an excellent way to teach them the importance of values and ethics in their lives. Available in paperback, the ISBN-10 number for this book is 8184823193, and the ISBN-13 number is 978-8184823196. It is available for online shopping and makes for the perfect gift for your young one.