H Is For Hanoi by Elizabeth RushH Is For Hanoi by Elizabeth Rush

H Is For Hanoi

byElizabeth RushIllustratorNghia Cuong Nguyen

Picture Books | October 1, 2013

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“When the crickets call and the wind is still and the water buffalo all are sleeping,” take a night journey through the streets of Hanoi with an artist who is searching for the city’s Red River. Wafted by dreams that soar like “a hundred white birds,” wander through a city that is stilled and softened by darkness; savor the syrupy fragrance of blossom-filled trees and the music of a cake seller’s song. Learn that “everything we love we carry within,” and hold that thought close while falling asleep. This bilingual story with its surreal and playful paintings is a beautiful addition to the Alphabetical World Series.
Elizabeth Rush has collaborated with contemporary artists throughout South Asia for the better half of the last decade. Hanoi won her heart for a number of years. Something about Pho Cuon on Truc Bach lake, motorcycle rides into the highlands, handmade puppets, and hearty Hanoians made her laugh, made her cry, made her stay. Plus giant...
Title:H Is For HanoiFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:48 pages, 10.26 × 6.84 × 0.98 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:ThingsAsian PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1934159425

ISBN - 13:9781934159422

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