Books by Lynette Dyer Vuong

SKY LEGENDS OF VIETNAM by Lynette Dyer Vuong
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Nov. 30, 1993

"An engaging collection, with appropriately brooding b&w illustrations. (Folklore. 9+)"
In her third collection of Vietnamese folklore, Vuong retells six tales of the sun, moon, and stars, introducing the Taoist mythology of the fairies—heavenly immortals ruled by the Jade Emperor—who break their own laws to become involved with humans. ``The Weaver Fairy and the Buffalo Boy'' is a variation of a familiar tale explaining the Milky Way; ``The Seven Weavers'' is about the Pleiades. Read full book review >
THE GOLDEN CARP by Lynette Dyer Vuong
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Sept. 1, 1993

"Illustrations not seen. (Folklore. 9+)"
Six intriguing tales, retold by an author who's taught ESL in Vietnam, whose husband is Vietnamese, and who's had a lifelong interest in folklore. Read full book review >