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The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

Written by Katherine Paterson & illustrated by Diane Dillon
Published by Dutton Juvenile
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A pair of mandarin ducks, separated by a cruel lord who wishes to possess the drake for his colorful beauty, reward a compassionate couple who risk their lives to reunite the ducks.

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Who Wrote The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

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Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson is one of the world’s most celebrated and beloved authors. Among her many awards are two Newberys and two National Book Awards, and she was recently named a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress. She has been published in more than 22 languages in a variety of formats, from picture books to historical novels.

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Who Illustrated The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks

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Diane Dillon

Diane Dillon is known throughout the world as one of the greatest children’s talents of our time. For 58 years she collaborated with her husband, artist Leo Dillon, until his death in 2012. They are known for their multicultural books, including a significant body of African American books, which earned them a list of awards, including two Caldecott Medals, the NAACP Image Award, numerous Coretta Scott King Awards, several Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, and honorary doctorates.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780525672838
Publication Date:
September 26, 1990
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0525672834

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