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The Five Chinese Brothers (Paperstar) - Claire Huchet Bishop, Kurt Wiese
The Five Chinese Brothers (Paperstar)
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The classic picture-story about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability, has been in print for over 50 years. "An original nonsense tale told with...spirit and gusto." -- The Horn Book
The classic picture-story about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability, has been in print for over 50 years. "An original nonsense tale told with...spirit and gusto." -- The Horn Book
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780698113572 (0698113578)
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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Ama's Picture Books
Ama's Picture Books rated it
0.5 The Five Chinese Brothers
Ugh, I remember reading this book as a kid, but I don't remember it being this racist. Why are they yellow? Why do they all look the same? Why do people still buy and read this book? Ew ew ew.
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
4.0
One of my favorite stories from childhood, I love the unique powers of the brothers and their nonchalance in the face of execution. It is a fun story to read and to tell, but looking back at it I have to wonder if the story is not a tad racist with its depiction of the indistinguishable yellow-skinn...
AmySea
AmySea rated it
3.5 stars. I read The Five Chinese Brothers to my niece and nephew last night. It's a book that my husband read as a child, and so I thought I'd give it a try on the kids. The story is violent, I won't lie. A kid drowns and The First Chinese Brother in this story is held responsible for the kid'...
The Girl who Reads
The Girl who Reads rated it
3.0 The Five Chinese Brothers
Who hasn't read this tale of the five Chinese brothers with extra-ordinary powers? Now, we prefer, X-Men and Spider-Man and similar other super-heroes, but in childhood days listening to even the silliest tales like The Five Chinese Brothers used to be so exciting to acquaint with.
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