Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

Chinese Cinderella: The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter

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Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel andher father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any love and kindness. The story is of survival in the light of the mental and physical cruelty of her stepmother and the disloyalty of her siblings. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything and the story ends as her father agrees to let her study in England.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780141304878
BY (AUTHOR) Yen Mah, Adeline
PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : August 02, 1999
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Puffin
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Interest age: from c 9 years
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 181 g
SERIES : Chinese Cinderella

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Children’s, Teenage & Educational
DESCRIPTION :
Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel andher father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any love and kindness. The story is of survival in the light of the mental and physical cruelty of her stepmother and the disloyalty of her siblings. Jung-ling blossoms in spite of everything and the story ends as her father agrees to let her study in England.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780141304878
BY (AUTHOR) Yen Mah, Adeline
PUBLISHER : Penguin Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : August 02, 1999
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Puffin
LANGUAGE : English AGE : Interest age: from c 9 years
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 181 g
SERIES : Chinese Cinderella

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Children’s, Teenage & Educational