The Folktale collects many stories about common customs and traditional Chinese culture. For instance, the traditional Chinese wedding is vividly described here. Do you know the ball made of strips and silk for wedding means good luck? Do you know the bride needs to sit in the bridal sedan chair and is carried to the bridegroom’s house companied by the sound of gongs and drums? Do you know what is the Wedding Interrupted? Have you ever heard of anything about the Dragon King?
Here is a collection of traditional Chinese folktales full of cultural features such as the part of national dramas, including Beijing opera, Kunqu opera, Shaoxing opera and other local operas. This Folktale (MPR) is drawn by Qian Xiaodai, Wang Shuhui, Ren Shuaiying. Their representative works are Romance of the Western Chamber, The Legend of the White Snake, and the Peacock Flies to the Southeast, etc.
The collection contains material produced during the last sixty years and is the result of ten years of
effort in editing and reproducing more than 300,000 high quality pictures. The Chinese Picture Story
Books Digital Library gathers a large number of classic illustrated stories, picture-book collections,
leading journals and precious out-of-print photocopies published since the founding of the People’s
Republic of China. All of the works have been selected, compiled, and systematically proof-read by
professional compiling teams, so as to guarantee high-definition and a satisfying reading experience
while retaining the original quality of classic arts.