Ling-Li and the Phoenix Fairy by Ellin Greene
A Chinese Folktale

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When the beautiful robe that Ling-Li has woven for her wedding is stolen by a flock of magpies, the Phoenix Fairy, Queen of the Birds, returns the robe to Ling-Li and blesses her marriage.
 

About Ellin Greene

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ELLIN GREENE, former Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Graduate School, is a nationally and internationally known storyteller, lecturer, workshop leader, and conference director.
 
Published January 24, 1996 by Clarion Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Greene offers a formal retelling of a sometimes cryptic Chinese folktale. Ling-Li, a virtuous, penniless young woman, painstakingly weaves and embroiders a robe to wear at her wedding. Her vain and we

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Her vain and wealthy neighbor Golden Flower so covets the robe that she offers to give Ling-Li 10 satin robes and six brocaded jackets in exchange.

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