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The Tiger's Whiskers

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6
Page count: 4
Categories: Folk Tale, Korean



Appeared in

The Young Oxford Book of Folk Tales

Story Summary

A woman seeking a potion to help her war shocked husband is told one of the ingredients is a whisker from a live tiger. In taming the tiger to pluck the whisker she learns the patience to help her husband.