04 Mar / The Ghost Fox by Laurence Yep, illustrated by Jean and Mou-sien Tseng [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]
A modern adaptation of a 17th-century Chinese ghost story. Big Lee goes on a sea voyage, entrusting the safety of his wife to his young son, Little Lee. Little Lee quickly becomes aware that a vengeful ghost fox is trying to steal his mother’s soul. Through ingenuity and perseverance, Little Lee saves his mother.
The ghost tale was originally collected by 17th-century Chinese scholar, Pu Sung-ling, in the Chinese classic, Liao-chai chi-yi.
Readers: Children, Middle Grade