author / illustrator: Guillaume Olive, He Zhihong
16.5 x 28 cm
Les Éditions des Éléphants
Sold: Complex Chinese, Simplified Chinese
A traditional tale that brings to light the dangers of spreading rumours and of the importance of questioning the information one receives.
Playing on the riverbank, rabbit hears a terrific «SPLASH». Terrified, he flees through the forest spreading the news. “Beware, the SPLASH is coming after us”. Soon all the animals are running in panic. That is until they meet a wise tiger who is the first to inquire as to what exactly is this SPLASH they are all running from?
This tale exists in various cultures; here it is accompanied by beautiful paintings on rice paper.