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Ages 3-7

Lin, Grace

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Author: Lin, Grace

Brand: Lin, Grace

Edition: Reprint

Features:

  • Dragonfly Books

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 32

Release Date: 11-05-2004

Details: Product Description The family from Dim Sum for Everyone! is back for a new outing– building and flying their own kite! The wind is blowing. It is a good day for kites! The whole family makes a trip to the local craft store for paper, glue, and paint. Everyone has a job: Ma-Ma joins sticks together. Ba-Ba glues paper. Mei-Mei cuts whiskers while Jie-Jie paints a laughing mouth. Dragon eyes are added and then everyone attaches the final touch . . . a noisemaker! Now their dragon kite is ready to fly. Kite Flying celebrates the Chinese tradition of kite making and kite flying and lovingly depicts a family bonded by this ancient and modern pleasure. Review “A delightful read-aloud.”– Kirkus Reviews, Starred “Lin’s paintings are graphically striking . . . a delight of patterning.”– Booklist, Starred “Lin’s signature swirls in the sky along with blowing hair, clothing and kite ribbons suggest the ideal blustery day.”— School Library Journal, Starred From the Inside Flap "The family from Dim Sum for Everyone! is back for a new outing- building and flying their own kite! The wind is blowing. It is a good day for kites! The whole family makes a trip to the local craft store for paper, glue, and paint. Everyone has a job: Ma-Ma joins sticks together. Ba-Ba glues paper. Mei-Mei cuts whiskers while Jie-Jie paints a laughing mouth. Dragon eyes are added and then everyone attaches the final touch . . . a noisemaker! Now their dragon kite is ready to fly. "Kite Flying celebrates the Chinese tradition of kite making and kite flying and lovingly depicts a family bonded by this ancient and modern pleasure. "From the Hardcover edition. About the Author Grace Lin is an award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator. She has written and illustrated several picture books about life in a Chinese American family (based on her own!):  Dim Sum for Everyone!,  Kite Flying,  Fortune Cookie Fortunes,  and  Thanking the Moon. And she was awarded a Caldecott Honor for A Big Mooncake for Little Star. Her books for older readers include the Newbery Honor winner  Where the Mountain Meets the Moon,  When the Sea Turned to Silver, Starry River of the Sky, The Year of the Dog, The Year of the Rat, and  Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same!. Grace Lin grew up in upstate New York and attended the Rhode Island School of Design. She now lives in Massachusetts. To learn more, visit gracelin.com.

EAN: 9780553112542

Package Dimensions: 9.8 x 7.8 x 0.2 inches

Languages: English