This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Vietnamese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture. Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories is a charming collection of fifteen tales as told by prominent storyteller Tran Thi Minh Phuoc, Minnesota's first Vietnamese librarian and an active member of the Vietnamese-American community. The book recounts cherished folktales such as "The Story of Tam and Cam" (the Vietnamese version of Cinderella), "The Jade Rabbit," and "The Legend of the Mai Flower."
By Tran Thi Minh Phuoc, illustrated by Dong Nguyen and Hop Thi Nguyen (2015)
9 1/2 x 9 inches; 96 pages; hardcover