When Chun Li releases a golden fish, he is rewarded with the gift of a magic pearl. At first it brings Chun Li and his mother riches and good fortune but soon the power of the pearl begins to spiral out of control…This touching Chinese folk tale in dual language tells how the twenty four lakes of the river Min came to be named the Dragon's Tears. Manju Gregory's sensitive retelling of this famous legend offers a taste of the Chinese folk tradition. The easy-to-read narrative is enriched by Gua Le's lively Chinese brush art illustrations which make 'The Dragon's Tears' a useful resource for exploring Eastern art and culture. Mantra Lingua's World Tales breathes new life into a selection of well-loved tales from around the world. Lively illustrations, delightful rhymes and ingenious twists mean that children and adults alike will love rediscovering these modern adaptations of classic stories. The titles in this collection have been specifically chosen to provide scope for exploring moral themes and Citizenship topics relevant to Key Stages 1 and 2. For more advanced readers, this collection also serves as an excellent introduction to the story telling tradition.