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Tigre le Dévoué | Qifeng Shen, Agata Kawa

Category: Art books   Tags: Children's Books, Illustration, Folklore, Legends

Tigre le Dévoué by Agata Kawa

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Amazon.com (French)

Product details:

Hardcover: 40 pages

Year: 2009

Author: Qifeng Shen

Illustrator: Agata Kawa

Publisher: Hongfei Culture

Language: French

Product description:

"Xiaoying, «Flower of Spring», is the only child of Huo's family. Her beauty and breeding pave the way for a happy life, but the unexpected death of her father changes her destiny. Xiaoying vows to marry the venger of her father as a token of her gratitude. It happens that the revenge is done by... a faithful tiger. Is there a place for the true love between the Beauty and the Beast?"


About the Author:



Shen Qifeng, Chinese scholar of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) native of the Jiangsu Province, is known for his work Xieduo ("In the Classic Manner") published in China in 1792. In this work he told about a hundred fantastic stories where surnatural and realistic elements are mingled to give a vivid picture of his time. Rearranged in modern language, the rich details of his stories appeal to young readers while the subtle approach on the psychology of his heros strikes every sensitive mind.


About the Illustrator:



Agata Kawa, author-illustrator of children's books, likes to combine shapes and senses. With delicate elegance, she aims at showing the essence of things beyond their appearence. Her romantic and poetic universe, rich in mysterious symbols, leads readers into a dreamy world. For Faithful Tiger, Agata Kawa bring forward her love of Art nouveau and the Victorian style so as to create a passage to certains aspects of the Chinese tradition no less extravagant.

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