Currently out of stock, but can be back-ordered with the Publisher and dispatched once restocked.
This beautifully illustrated story tells of a famous Chinese myth about a young boy's quest to save his village.
Long ago, in a remote village in China, there lived a kind and generous little boy. He spent his days in the forest, collecting wood to trade for food. One day, the boy made a wondrous discovery: a magic stone that caused his money jar and rice crocks to overflow, both of which he shared with the poor villagers.
But strange things began to happen. It no longer rained. The crops died. The rivers dried up. A terrible drought had struck and would not release its grip. The brave young boy, full of dreams of a white, water-spewing Dragon, took his magic stone on a journey—and discovered how to save his village.
Other books in the Chinese Zodiac Series available (as well as the year of that animal) include:
- Little Pigs and the Sweet Rice Cakes—2007 & 2019
- Magical Rooster—2005 & 2017
- Little Rat and the Golden Seed—2008 & 2020
- Little Calf—2009 & 2021
The Water Dragon - Chinese Zodiac Series
Publisher: Shanghai Press
Format: Hardcover, Jacketed
Text: English and Simplified Chinese
Number of Pages: 42
Trim Size: 23.5 X 22.8cm
Li Jian graduated from Hebei Normal University in 2001, majoring in Chinese painting. Formerly a middle school art teacher, editor for children's books, and partner in an illustration studio, he currently owns his own illustration studio focusing on children's fairy tales.