In a land where animals talk, ghosts marry, and the rocks and streams are magical, anything is possible. Within this collection of Chinese folktales, money rains down from heaven and dragons toil in the fields. A plain white mouse brings his faithful mistress happiness and vast wealth. And the clumsiest boy in the village becomes the greatest bridge builder in China. By turns lyrical, haunting, mystical, here are twenty tales, as rich and as varied as the culture that nourished them.