Books by Wenhai Ma

THE SWAN'S GIFT by Brenda Seabrooke
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Oct. 1, 1995

Seabrooke (The Bridges of Summer, 1992, etc.) gives the narrative a formal tone in this sentimental tale about the farmer, Anton, who turns to hunting to provide for his starving family and can't find anything to shoot. Read full book review >

OLDER BROTHER, YOUNGER BROTHER by Nina Jaffe
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: June 1, 1995

A morality tale from Korea illustrates the values of loyalty, respect, and compassion. Hungbu, the good younger son, suffers the loutishness of his older brother, Nolbu, wanting to bring dishonor to the family. Read full book review >

THE PAINTED FAN by Marilyn Singer
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: April 1, 1994

Set in long-ago China, a tale of a greedy lord who hopes to evade his fate and the courageous girl who brings it to pass. Read full book review >

FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1994

In the Once Upon America series, a story set circa 1868-69. Read full book review >