Birds Bird-themed Myths, Folklore, Fables

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks


Language/s: English

A beautifully written and illustrated Japanese folktale about a mandarin duck who was captured and caged by a cruel lord. Two compassionate servants set it free against the lord’s command, and are sentenced to death. The duck, grateful to be free and reunited with its mate, returns in disguise and helps them escape to repay them for their kindness.

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The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

Publisher: Lodestar Books (New York)

Year: 1990

ISBN: 9780525672838

National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: English JP 398.2 PAT