Chee-lin : a giraffe's journey /

Eighty years before Columbus, China sent ships to explore the world. The Chinese discovered many marvelous things, but one discovery stood out above the others: the chee-lin. This chee-lin was just a giraffe, but to the Chinese, it was an omen of good fortune so rare that it had appeared only once b...

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Main Author: Rumford, James, 1948-
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2008.
Table of Contents:
  • The smell of rain
  • In the blink of an eye
  • The prize
  • On the beach
  • Sailing before the monsoon
  • The camel-ox-leopard of Bengal
  • The Chee-Lin
  • Make way!
  • Red Clouds and Purple Mist
  • The scent of home
  • Fire from Heaven
  • Whispering-Girl
  • Soaring dragons-dancing tigers!
  • A summer rain
  • The open gate