A Newbery Honor WinnerANew York TimesBestseller
This stunning fantasy inspired by Chinese folklore is a companion novel to theNew York Timesbestselling and National Book Award finalistWhen the Sea Turned to Silver
In the<_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_placetype _w3a_st="on">valleyof<_st13a_placename _w3a_st="on">Fruitlessmountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to find the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can change her family's fortune. She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, including a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer.
Grace Lin, author of the belovedYear of the DogandYear of the Rat, returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore,Where the Mountain Meets the Moonis a timeless story reminiscent ofThe Wizard of Oz. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. Once again, she has created a charming, engaging book for young readers.