영전래06)우렁이아가씨

[Korean Folk Tales 6] The Snail Lady / The Magic Vases

Author

D.Vorhees, M.Mueller / Illustrated by Kang Mi-sun

Category

Children's Book

Page

46

Publication Date

August, 2007

Details

22 x 22.8 cm (full color / hardcover)

Price

10,000 KRW

Language

English / Korean

ISBN

978-0-930878-89-4

Description

The sixth in a ten-part series on Korean classic folk tales, "The Snail Lady" is about an evil king who steals the beautiful and irresistible Snail Lady away from her husband, the farmer. The farmer then must defeat the king in a series of contests to get his wife back. "The Magic Vases" is the story of a fisherman who finds a magical vase floating in the sea one day. Though it brings the fisherman good luck, it brings nothing but bad luck upon his greedy wife.

우렁이 아가씨: 아름다운 우렁이 아가씨를 훔쳐간 왕에게 자신의 부인을 되찾아 오기 위해 여러 시합을 하는 이야기 / 요술 항아리: 한 어부가 바다에 떠 있는 요술 항아리를 발견하면서 벌어지는 이야기.

Author

D. Vorhees and M. Mueller
D. Vorhees and M. Mueller were a exchange professor of Seoul National University in Korea. During his stay in Korea, he wrote several children books for the foreign children who want to know about Korea and its culture. They are now going back to their country, the United States.

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