ISBN-13: 9781885008084 / Angielski / Twarda / 1998 / 1 str.
Twenty-two fun and witty proverbs are assembled together with their corresponding English translations and western equivalents. From generation to generation in Vietnam, these intriguing oral traditions are learned at mothers' knees; told in the mountains; whispered in the fields; murmured on the riverbanks; and floated on the reeds.
It was his early exposure in childhood to rhymes and poetry that has given Tran a lifelong fascination with language, and each proverb in this book was carefully selected to reflect on the happy or sad moments of his life.
Dang has brought the sayings to life with eloquent watercolor renderings to match the home-spun feeling. This prize-winning artist uses his utmost talent to honor the memory of his beloved country.