Sign out
ISBN :4714150671770 / Pages : 40

Traveling in Taiwan Through Stories A Set with 4 Books

Author Zheng-Ting Shih
Illustrator Zheng-Ting Shih

This set is a collection of his books that feature local culture and customs in Taiwan. 1. Jinguashi, and the Golden History Jinguashi, a beautiful town in Ruifang District, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Notable for its historic gold and copper mines, it was once named a potential World Heritage site in 2002. What's the story behind its development? Find out about the culture and history hidden in its astonishing landscape through a trip back to the old times in Jinguashi. 2. Little Tudigong Lord of the Soil and the Ground A-Bin is a hard-working farmer who takes good care of his family and field. One day, he found an old stone, and decided to make it the lord of the Soil and the Ground, and called him Tudigong. Tudigong teaches him to be humble and diligent. Every year, he and his neighbors prepare a feast for Tudigong’s birthday. This time, he wanted to make a home for Tudigong. Will A-Bin successfully make it and will Tudigong accept it? 3. Salt Mountain Salt is a common seasoning in our daily lives. However, do you know how does it come from? Salt producing used to be an important industry in Taiwan, and the Salt mountain in Tainan is the biggest landscape of it. Through the development of the society, the Salt mountain has long longer been used, and it has been replaced by a Salt Museum, which provides people with more knowledge about salt. Follow the step of the people in this book and find out more about the incredible salt industry 4. Wushantou Dam and the Story of Yoichi Hatta In the early 20th centuries, Taiwan was governed by Japan, and farmers living on Jianan Plain can only work with little resource. If it doesn’t rain, the plants in the filed couldn’t grow. The situation didn’t change until a Japanese engineer, Yoichi Hatta, built Wushantou Dam, which helped the farmers obtain water a lot more easily. Find out more about this significant dam in this picture book

# Travel #Taiwan # Local # Culture # Environment # Story # History


Bibliographic Information
Children's Books
Appropriate Age
Middle Grade7-12
Children's Publications Co., Ltd.
Publishing Date
Rights Information
Rights Holder
Children's Publications Co., Ltd.
Rights Contact
Lilian Lin
Email Adderss
Phone Number
02 8797-2777#616
Publisher Information
  • Children’s Publications Co., Ltd. CPL is a publishing house featuring both local and international children’s books. Since our establishment in 1994, CPL has specialized in producing professional and high quality children’s picture books and learning materials. We collaborate closely with the authoritative and professional scholars and consultants in fields including art, literature, languages, nature, science, and children’s education. CPL also cooperates with publishers and media companies globally in producing world-famous publications. As one of the leading children’s book publishers in Taiwan, our main prospect is to dedicate ourselves to producing the most initiative and interesting books and products for children, and to become the best learning partner for families in Taiwan.