Liang and the Magic Paintbrush

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Square Fish, Jul 15, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When a poor boy in China receives a magical paintbrush, everything he paints turns to life. But the wicked emperor wants to capture the boy when he hears the news. The story will excite readers as the ruler gets his just reward when the boy creates a masterpiece that spells his doom.

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User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

Demi's books are really all about the illustrations. The story is ok not great. Read full review

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User Review  - Meltha - Goodreads

This Chinese fairy tale has a wonderful sense of the fantastic about it. It centers on the kindness and generosity of Liang through much of the story, and the illustrations, which appear to be nods to ... Read full review

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About the author (1988)

Demi has traveled and studied art throughout the world. She has received several art awards, including a Fulbright Scholarship to study in India, and her diverse range of work has been exhibited from coast to coast and even abroad. Among the mediums she works in are serigraph, watercolor, mobile, collage, and textile design.   Demi is the author and illustrator of many children's books, including Firebird, Buddha, The Dalai Lama and The Dragon’s Tale. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she lives in Carnation, Washington.

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