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The Boy Who Swallowed Snakes by Laurence Yep, illustrated by Jean and Mou-sien Tseng [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]

Boy Who Swallowed SnakesLittle Chou finds a basket of silver, in which a dangerous ku snake is hidden. To prevent evil from spreading, he bravely eats the snake but is not harmed. The greedy wealthy man who originally deserted the snake hears that Little Chou is okay and comes to reclaim his snake, hoping for more riches.

Review: “Asian American Titles,” What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature, Gale Research, 1997

Readers: Children

Published: 1994


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