The bilingual edition of Vietnam's picture folktales has been released in Vietnamese and English by the Kim Dong Publishing House. Ten stories introduced in the first phase include Chuyen Ong Giong (The Story of Saint Giong), Son Tinh and Thuy Tinh, Su Tich Ho Guom (The Legend of Sword Lake), Tam Cam, and Thach Sanh.

Famous writers behind the titles are To Hoai, Vu Tu Nam and Mai Long.

The copies are expected to help improve the English skills of Vietnamese children who want to learn about traditional folklore and aid the understanding of foreigners.

The publisher also said it hopes that the books will be given as gifts to foreign and overseas Vietnamese children who want to enjoy Vietnamese literature.-VNA