Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China

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Puffin Books, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 31 pages
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"A misty dreamlike air. A worthwhile addition to picture-book collections".-- Booklist. A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award Winner. An ALA Notable Children's Book. A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. An IRA Children's Choice. An IRA Teachers' Choice. Full color.

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User Review  - kwiggi3 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed both the story and illustrations in this book. A twist on the traditional Cinderella story we have always heard, but excellent for Chinese students. Since the fish was such a significant ... Read full review

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User Review  - EmilySadler - LibraryThing

The book was an interesting take on the classic Cinderella story. I found the cultural changes to the book to be intriguing and insightful to Chinese tradition. Instead of a fairy godmother, the ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Ed Young received the Caldecott Medal for "Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China, " as well as Caldecott Honors for his illustrations in "The Emperor and the Kite, " written by Jane Yolen, and for his book "Seven Blind Mice." His work appears in "The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale" by Mary Casanova and "Donkey Trouble, " which he authored; "White Fang" by Jack London; and "Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China" by Ai-Ling Louie. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

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