Silver and Plum and Other Stories

Fairy Tales from Tang Tang

Welcome to Fairy Tales from Tang Tang

Tang Tang weaves traditional Chinese storytelling with Western fantasy elements, using vivid language to craft unique stories of wonder and magic. These beautiful, poignant fairy tales will leave an imprint on your heart with their universal themes of friendship, family, loyalty and loss.

What happens when . . .

• two children promise to reunite in a year and two toy cats make the same pledge?

• a ghost carries an orphan girl away to his island to teach his plants to talk?

• an immortal phoenix falls in love with a mortal man?

• a young boy rides a mysterious train into the wilderness?

• a sleepless ghost decides to hang upside down in a girl’s chimney?

This book is for children and for adults who never lost their sense of wonder.


This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this book are fictional, and any resemblance to real people or incidents is purely coincidental.

WordFire Press Ebook Edition 2022

Distributed by WordFire Press
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PO Box 1840
Monument, CO 80132

Printed in the United States of America

eISBN: 978-1-68057-307-7

Text Copyright © 2021 Tang Tang
Original Copyright © 2021 Blossom Press
English-Language Translation © 2022 WordFire Press, LLC

All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form.

WordFire Press
an imprint of WordFire Inc
PO Box 1840
Monument, CO 80132

Electronic version by Baen Books