The man who tricked a ghost by Laurence Yep

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Published by Bridgewater Press in Mahwah, N.J .

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Sung, a brave man who is not afraid of ghosts, meets one on a dark road and tricks it into revealing its secret weakness.

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Statementby Laurence Yep ; pictures by Isadore Seltzer.
ContributionsSeltzer, Isadore, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.Y37 Man 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1413115M
ISBN 10081673030X, 0816730318
LC Control Number93022202

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Learn about Author Central 5/5(3). One dark night, Sung – a man who is not afraid of anything – meets up with a ghost who happens to be on his way to scare a man named Sung to death. Without revealing his identity, Sung travels with the ghost, learns his secrets, and once home, tricks the ghost at his own game.

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It is the story of a man named Sung who is not afraid of anything because “We are all forms of the same thing which makes us all cousins. Laurence Yep is a prolific Chinese-American author of children's books.

He is best known for the book Golden Mountain Chronicles; Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate were both Newbery Honor books. In the American Librarian Association awarded Yep the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, notably for Dragonwings, The Rainbow People, The Khan's Daughter, and the autobiographical The Lost 4/5(1).

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