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Boy Dumplings: A Tasty Chinese Tale

Written by Ying Chang Compestine & illustrated by James Yamaski
Published by Immedium
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Apr 5, 2016
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Enjoy this hilarious and fun-filled tale, now with extra illustrations!

In long ago China, a ghost can’t wait to sink his teeth into his next meal. Luckily he finds a plump boy! But can the child think fast enough to avoid becoming a midnight snack? Maybe so, if the ghost tries cooking the tricky recipe for “boy dumplings”…

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Book Topics › China
Children's Books About China
Book Topics › food
Fun Children's Books About Food
Book Topics › bilingual
Children's Books About Bilingual
Book Topics › fiction
Children's Books About Fiction
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Who Wrote Boy Dumplings: A Tasty Chinese Tale

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Ying Chang Compestine
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“Ying has authored over 20 books of multiple genres. Her keen interest in cuisine has led her to weave food into her writing — from cookbooks, novels, to picture books for young readers. She is passionate about showcasing Chinese history and culture, as well as promoting the importance of healthy eating and living.

Her novel Revolution is Not a Dinner Party, based on her life growing up during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, has won numerous awards globally and has been selected as required reading in schools around the world. Several of her works are currently being optioned for movie adaptations, television series, and video games.

Ying has been featured on numerous national television programs and is regularly profiled in prestigious news media agencies, such as The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Huffington Post in addition to being named one of the “50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading” by the Author’s Show.”

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Who Illustrated Boy Dumplings: A Tasty Chinese Tale

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James Yamaski

James Yamaski: James has illustrated for magazines (Wired, National Geographic Kids), newspapers (Seattle’s The Stranger), and companies (Kelloggs, Nickelodeon). He studied at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and now teaches at the Academy of Art in San Francisco. His website is www.jamesyamasaki.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781597021197
Publication Date:
April 5, 2016
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2015028805
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1597021199

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