Min-Yo and the Moon Dragon

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992 - China - 32 pages
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In a small village in China, people notice that the moon appears to be falling from the sky. A visit to the legendary moon dragon may be the only hope. With the cadence of traditional folklore, Hillman spins an original tale about how the stars first appeared in the night sky. Full color.

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User Review  - Juliekessler1 - LibraryThing

I liked this book because it was very different from most children's picture books. It told a story of a folklore that might be uncommon to most students so it was interesting to learn and read about ... Read full review

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User Review  - courtneywatkins - LibraryThing

The moon is starting to crash into the earth. The Chinese emperor sets out to find someone that can climb to the moon and talk to the moon dragon about how to stop the moon from crashing to the earth ... Read full review


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About the author (1992)

John Wallner has illustrated many books for children, including "Helen Keller: A Holiday House Reader," and "A Picture Book of George Washington" and "A Picture Book of Davy Crockett," both illustrated with his wife, Alexandra, all written by David A. Adler. "Booklist" has called his art "lively [and] colorful." He lives with his wife in Mexico.

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