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Talespinners

The Friends of Kwan Ming (#102)

Kwan Ming makes three friends on his journey from China to the New World. Once the men arrive, they all look for work but find nothing. When opportunities finally arise, Kwan Ming lets his friends have the best jobs: tailor, shoemaker and baker. Kwan takes a lowly position as helper to a mean store owner. His cruel boss makes three impossible demands. [6 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: The Talespinners Collection is an exceptional and vibrant series of short animated films for children aged 5 – 9. Adapted from books, each film is based on an acclaimed cross-cultural children’s story that will engage young viewers with appealing characters and dynamic storylines, while sparking their imaginations with finely crafted animation.

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