The emperor and the kite
Largely ignored by her own family, Princess Djeow Seow spends her days playing with a kite made from paper and sticks. But when the Emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, only the Princess can save the day, flying her kite high up into the sky to rescue her father.?A familiar jewel polished to unaccustomed brilliance.? ? Booklist?It is rare to find a book where the beauty of the language and image are so finely meshed as in this tale of loyalty and love.? ? United Press InternationalJane Yolen lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts and Scotland.Ed Young lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - akern3 - LibraryThing
This story is a really enjoyable Chinese folktale. This story shows that even the youngest and smallest person is capable of major feats. The youngest daughter of the Emperor, Djeow Seow, has to find ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing
A simple, sweet story of a girl who helps her father even though he hardly notices her. Lovely drawings, fun resolution of the conflict in the story. Put me in mind of King Richard the Lionheart whose ... Read full review