Toad Is the Uncle of Heaven: A Vietnamese Folktale
During a drought on Earth, Toad decides to ask the King of Heaven to make rain come... read more
During a drought on Earth, Toad decides to ask the King of Heaven to make rain come again. Today the toad symbolizes rain in Vietnam, so his plea must have been respected. Distinctive uses of page space and bright colors mark Lee's illustrations for her short, effective retelling of an ancient tale. (Ages 5-9)
© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1985
- Text Complexity
- Lexile Level: 670L
- ATOS Reading Level: Currently Not Available
- Curricular Area
- English Language Arts
- Related Booklists
- Asian Pacific American Heritage
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