This humorous retelling of a favorite folktale recounts how the Chinese came to give their children short names. This storybook is one adults and children will enjoy sharing together again and again. When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of the one in trouble, the Chinese, according to legend, decided to give all their children short names.
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A single event in her childhood irrevocably marked Catherine Gaillard, and made it impossible for her to leave her cloistered mountaintop town in Tennessee for the next 30 years. But her devotion to her husband, Joe, and her desire to forever put the incident behind her propel Cat on a life-changing trip to Italy.
The first in WordTheatre's series, Love Hurts offers up four souls suffering from affairs of the heart. These stories by Steve Almond, Ron Carlson, Arthur Miller, and Pamela Painter will charm you, move you, and leave you wanting more.