MAYA VAN DER MEER’s Kuan Yin: The Princess Who Became the Goddess of Compassion, Buddhist fairy tale, is a book to treasure.
Elizabeth Lim is the author of Spin the Dawn (out 7.9.19 with Knopf BFYR) and Reflection: A Twisted Tale (Disney Press).
The Shadow in the Moon, by Christina Matula, is a unique blend of traditional folklore and contemporary customs brings the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival to life.
Which five words best describe Front Desk?
Kelly Yang: Emotional, honest, funny, important and accessible.
Great as both a story and introductory guide to Chinese culture and cuisine, this is an excellent addition to any child’s library.
This collection of pithy tales is multi-layered. The stories linger in the mind the way a good poem resonates. They are ancient Chinese fables Shiho S. Nunes has expanded into longer tales.
This unique and charming alphabet book uses rhymes and fact snippets to introduce Chinese words to a pre-schooler. The words are written in Pinyin, a sound system using Roman letters to write Chinese sounds. Words introduced are significant in Chinese culture, but relatable in any culture.