A New Year's Reunion: A Chinese Story

Picture Books | October 31, 2011

byYu Li-qiongIllustratorZhu Cheng-liang

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A New York Times Best Illustrated Children''s Book of 2011!

Maomao''s dad works many miles away, but he is coming home for New Year!


Little Maomao''s father works in faraway places and comes home just once a year, for Chinese New Year. At first Maomao barely recognizes him, but before long the family is happily making sticky rice balls, listening to firecrackers, and watching the dragon dance in the streets below. Papa gets a haircut, makes repairs to the house, and hides a lucky coin for Maomao to find. Which she does! But all too soon it is time for Papa to go away again. This poignant, vibrantly illustrated tale, which won the prestigious Feng Zikai Chinese Children''s Picture Book Award in 2009, is sure to resonate with every child who misses relatives when they are away--and shows how a family''s love is strong enough to endure over time and distance.

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A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2011!Maomao's dad works many miles away, but he is coming home for New Year!Little Maomao's father works in faraway places and comes home just once a year, for Chinese New Year. At first Maomao barely recognizes him, but before long the family is happily making sticky rice balls, listening to firecrackers, and watching the dragon dance in the st...

Yu Li Qiong was born in Anqing in the People's Republic of China in 1980. She holds a BA in literature from Nanjing University and an MA in dramatic art. Yu Li Qiong lives in China.Zhu Cheng Liang was born in Shanghai in 1948. He studied fine arts at Nanjing Art Institute and is currently deputy chief editor at the Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House. His achievements include an Honorable Mention by UNESCO's Noma Conc...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 9.85 × 8.73 × 0.38 inPublished:October 31, 2011Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0763658812

ISBN - 13:9780763658816

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