No Tigers On The Table
Based on a folk tale from Taiwan
Adapted & written by Chip Colquhoun
Illustrated by Mario Coelho
Stubborn Mr Chen really doesn't like people putting their bottoms, shoes, or dogs on his dinner table, so he uses his skills as a carpenter to keep them off. But when a tiger tries to get up, has Mr Chen met his match?
To mark the 2022 Chinese New Year of the Tiger, we share this Taiwanese folk tale that is at once funny, tense, and heartwarming.Login to Enjoy
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