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The Cricket Warrior: A Chinese Tale retold by Margaret and Raymond Chang, illustrated by Warwick Hutton [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]

Cricket WarriorThe emperor levies a new tax on his subjects – to be paid in crickets because he loves to watch cricket matches. The farmer Cheng Ming finds a promising cricket, but his son, Wei nian, promptly loses it. The loyal son takes the form of a cricket and saves his family by becoming the court champion.

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

Readers: Children

Published: 1994


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