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The Adventures of Hong Mao

Yisheng Lan

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ISBN 10: 1441512675 / ISBN 13: 9781441512673
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Title: The Adventures of Hong Mao

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Hardcover

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A red haired naughty boy Hong Mao saw that a silly hare had hit its head accidently against a tree trunk and died He picked up the hare gave it to his mom so she could make it into a delicious dinner He then waited near the trunk everyday hoping hares would come continuously and hit their heads against the tree His dad had gone to town on a trip and had told Hong Mao to sow seeds in the farmland but Hong Mao only concentrated on his plan of catching hares and forgot about the sowing Half a month later Hong Mao suddenly remembered his dad s order He then sowed seeds in a rush Seedlings grew very slowly because of the delay in time For fear of dads rebuke Hong Mao quietly got up at midnight to help the seedlings grow more quickly by pulling them upward When Hong Mao s dad came back home he saw all of the seedlings lying down in the field with their roots exposed in the air He knew that Hong Mao had done this Dad asked Hong Mao why he had made this mess and wanted him to admit his fault Hong Mao did not acknowledge his mistake but instead said that this had been the hares fault Lately no hares had come to hit their heads against the tree trunk and so he had to wait patiently for them had it not been for the hares fault he would have remembered his task and would not have pulled the seedlings upward and would not have been criticized by dad Hong Mao s dad was so angry that he slapped Hong Mao s face Hong Mao did not cry Instead he decided that he would leave home to visit various scenic spots and make a living wandering from place to place In his adventurous journey Hong Mao experienced more than a few strange affairs met many interesting people and animals and learned a lot about the world In the end his trip turned the naughty boy into a good one The Chinese language has become a popular subject to study in recent years However because it is not an alphabetic language and is quite different from other la

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Yisheng Lan is a Chinese American. He loves Chinese and has been good at Chinese since childhood. He has published a booklet and several papers in China and the US related to ancient Chinese logic, history, etc. His Professional Engineer registration is in the State of Wisconsin. He wants to help English-speaking people to learn Chinese. He believes the best way is through the learning of Chinese idioms, since very vivid idioms can greatly enhance learners' interest. He has created a boy's adventure story which strings together hundreds popular idioms. Readers can effectively learn Chinese while enjoying this interesting story.

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