Wie der Tiger seine Streifen bekam / How the Tiger Got His Stripes – Zweisprachiges Kinderbuch Deutsch Englisch
Und der Wasserbüffel seine Oberzähne verlor - Ein vietnamesisches Märchen / and the Water Buffalo Lost His Upper Teeth - A Vietnamese folktale
Do you know how the tiger got its stripes? Why the water buffalo has no upper teeth? And what does man have to do with it all?
This bilingual book invites you to get to know the ancient Vietnamese folktale "The water buffalo, the tiger and the farmer," which is known by almost every child in Vietnam.
Thuy Le-Scherello retells the tale in a child-friendly, easy-to-understand way with easy-to-read texts and beautiful illustrations.
The book is particularly interesting for children with Vietnamese roots, so they will not forget their heritage. But also all other readers can learn more about Vietnam.
In the globalized world there are more and more children growing up speaking at least two languages. Bilingual children's books as this one enhance their understanding of language and vocabulary in a fun way.
Thuy Le-Scherello was born in 1978 in Hanoi, Vietnam and grew up in Berlin, Germany. As a child, she loved reading and painting. In 2017 she decided to follow her passion and develop her creativity by retelling and illustrating Vietnamese folktales. She wants to introduce the Vietnamese folktale world to children and adults. Currently she lives in Berlin with her husband and their three children.