The Deer and the Woodcutter: A Korean Folktale
This popular Korean folktale tells children the story of why the rooster looks skyward and crows loudly at dawn. Long ago, deep in the Kumgang Mountains of Korea, a handsome woodcutter saves a deer from certain death. In return the deer helps the woodcutter marry a beautiful fairy. After a series of delightful adventures the woodcutter is transformed into a rooster and ever day calls to his loved ones in Heaven. So whenever a crowing rooster is heard in Korea, this story is told. Told with the aide of beautiful drawings, this story will capture the attention of both adult and child. Ages 5 & Up.
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