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The Tale of the Tiger's Paintbrush

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 8
Categories: Fantasy

Author

Lloyd
Alexander

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 21, Nums 10 & 11, June & July 1994

Story Summary

When Chen-cho the painter saves the life of a young man, the stranger rewards him with a new box of paints and brushes. Chen-cho quickly discovers that his new brushes and paints create pictures so real that he can walk right into them.