Through Chinese Peasant Art
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Everyday Life by Tricia Morrissey
Book DescriptionEveryday Life introduces children to the vibrant world created by Shanghai's Jinshan artists. From a watermelon harvest to an autumn festival to a child s winter game, vivid, friendly peasant art brings everyday life in rural China into our lives. Simple, rhythmic poems, presented in English, Chinese and Pinyin, beautifully accent each painting. Everyday Life s colorful, bustling illustrations will capture a child's imagination, while descriptive bilingual text invites English and Chinese readers to enjoy the sweetness of each page. ThingsAsian Kids presents a series of books introducing children to the beauty and wonder of Asia. Other ThingsAsian Kids books include My Mom is a Dragon and My Dad is a Boar , a whimsical introduction to Chinese paper cut art and the lunar calendar animals; Hiss! Pop! Boom! Celebrating Chinese New Year ; and H is for Hong Kong , an international twist on the classic primer, featuring a lovely, hand-tinted cyanotype photographs. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781934159019
(260mm x 175mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Global Directions/Things Asian Press
Publisher: Global Directions/Things Asian Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Tricia Morrissey
H Is for Hong Kong, Hardback (June 2009)
Taking the classic primer on an international journey, "H is for Hong Kong" teaches children to read as well as understand a new culture. Each page is written in English and Chinese, including Chinese characters, with simple, playful, and evocative language describing elements of daily life in Hong Kong. Full color.
Hiss! Pop! Boom!, Hardback (July 2006)
Hiss! and Pop! snap the firecrackers. Boom! says the drum to the Lion Dancer. Chinese New Year is here! Beautiful Chinese brush painting and elegant calligraphy illustrate each moment of the New Year celebration. Share the traditions with your child, and learn a few new things too!
My Mom Is a Dragon, Hardback (December 2005)» View all books by Tricia Morrissey
"Introduces children to Chinese paper cut art and the lunar calendar animals"--Amazon.com.
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Author Biography - Tricia Morrissey
Tricia Morrissey Author of Hiss! Pop! Boom!, My Mom is a Dragon and My Dad is a Boar, and H is for Hong Kong, Tricia Morrissey was born in Nairobi, Kenya, and spent her childhood in Africa, Greece, and the United States. She now lives in San Francisco where she writes and edits books for children, specializing in the culture of China.Ding Sang Mak Ding Sang Mak was born in Guangdong, China. He lived and worked in Hong Kong for thirty-two years, serving in the Hong Kong Government Civil Service. He now lives in Hawaii with his family, and his hobbies include reading, Chinese calligraphy, literature, and history. "
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