Author & Illustrator

Ying Chang Compestine

Biography

“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.”

Most Popular Ying Chang Compestine Books

The Runaway Wok book
4.3
magic · China · Chinese New Year · the kitchen
The Runaway Wok
The Runaway Rice Cake book
4.8
Chinese New Year
The Runaway Rice Cake
China · magic · fractured fairy tales
The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes
dragons · Chinese New Year · China
D is for Dragon Dance

All Ying Chang Compestine Books

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Collaborators

Tungwai Chau
Yongsheng Xuan
David Roberts
Sebastià Serra
James Yamaski

Personal Info

Books Stats

1Authored & Illustrated
6Authored

Most Recent Book

dragons · Chinese New Year · China
D is for Dragon Dance

Highest Rated Book

The Runaway Rice Cake book
4.8
Chinese New Year
The Runaway Rice Cake

Official Website

http://www.yingc.com/wordpress/