The Bridge of Magpies single work   children's fiction   children's   fable  
Issue Details: First known date: 1992 1992
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

A young prince marries the daughter of the King of the Land of Stars. But the prince and princess become lazy after their marriage. The princess stops weaving clouds, and the prince leaves his cattle to the care of his servants. He and his wife devote themselves to pleasure. The King of the Land of Stars punishes them by separating them from each other on either side of the River of Stars.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Folk Tales and Fables of Asia and Australia Barbara Hayes , Robert Ingpen (illustrator), Limpsfield : Dragon's World Children's Books , 1992 Z1052511 1992 selected work children's fiction children's A selection of seventeen folktales from Asia and Australasia that includes 'Baba Yaga and the Stepdaughter,' 'The Bridge of Magpies,' 'Rainbow Serpent' and 'Maui, the Fisherman.' Limpsfield : Dragon's World Children's Books , 1992 pg. 35-37
Last amended 29 Mar 2012 11:09:50
Settings:
  • c
    China,
    c
    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X