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Khans Daughter Lawrence Yep

Khans Daughter

Lawrence Yep

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ISBN : 9780590483902
Paperback
32 pages
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A poor but ambitious shepherd tries to win the hand of the Khans independent daughter in this lavishly illustrated folktale from an award-winning writer and illustrator team.In ancient Mongolia, Mongke, a poor shepherd, heard a prophecy: he wouldMoreA poor but ambitious shepherd tries to win the hand of the Khans independent daughter in this lavishly illustrated folktale from an award-winning writer and illustrator team.In ancient Mongolia, Mongke, a poor shepherd, heard a prophecy: he would become a rich man and marry the khans daughter. Mongke goes to the court but the khan laughs at him. However, if he can perform three tasks, he may marry the princess. Through luck and chance, he completes the first two tasks, but then the khans daughter sets the third. He must defeat the bandit Bagatur. Mongke is defeated. Disgraced he returns to the court only to learn that Bagatur is really the princess. Now that he has learned humility, the princess agrees to marry him. They rule in equally and in harmony.