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Ying Chang Compestine

http://www.yingc.com/

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.”

D is for Dragon Dance
The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes
The Story of Kites
Boy Dumplings: A Tasty Chinese Tale
The Story of Chopsticks: Amazing Chinese Inventions
Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier
The Runaway Wok
Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party
The Runaway Rice Cake
D is for Dragon Dance

Most Popular Ying Chang Compestine Books

    Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier
    Ying Chang Compestine
    The Story of Chopsticks: Amazing Chinese Inventions
    Ying Chang Compestine, Yongsheng Xuan
    The Runaway Wok
    Ying Chang Compestine, Sebastià Serra
    The Runaway Rice Cake
    Ying Chang Compestine, Tungwai Chau
    The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes
    Ying Chang Compestine, David Roberts
    Boy Dumplings: A Tasty Chinese Tale
    Ying Chang Compestine, James Yamaski

Book Stats

9
Authored
1
Illustrated
5
Collaborators

All Ying Chang Compestine Books

YearTitleIllustratorPages
2018D is for Dragon DanceYongsheng Xuan32
2017The Chinese Emperor's New ClothesDavid Roberts32
2017The Story of KitesYongsheng Xuan40
2016Boy Dumplings: A Tasty Chinese TaleJames Yamaski40
2016The Story of Chopsticks: Amazing Chinese InventionsYing Chang CompestineYongsheng Xuan40
2014Secrets of the Terra-Cotta Soldier224
2011The Runaway WokSebastià Serra32
2007Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party248
2001The Runaway Rice CakeTungwai Chau40

Collaborators

Yongsheng Xuan
Sebastià Serra
Tungwai Chau
David Roberts
James Yamaski