Synopses & Reviews
"Celebrations and traditions might differ, but the story of missing distant family is universal." — School Library Journal (starred review)
This poignant, vibrantly illustrated tale, which won the prestigious Feng Zikai Chinese Childrens Picture Book Award in 2009, is sure to resonate with every child who misses relatives when they are away — and shows how a familys love is strong enough to endure over time and distance.
About the Author
Yu Li Qiong was born in Anqing in the People's Republic of China in 1980. She holds a BA in literature from Nanjing University and an MA in dramatic art. Yu Li Qiong lives in China.
Zhu Cheng Liang was born in Shanghai in 1948. He studied fine arts at Nanjing Art Institute and is currently deputy chief editor at the Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House. His achievements include an Honorable Mention by UNESCO's Noma Concours for his illustrations in Flashing Rabbit-shaped Lamp. Zhu Cheng Liang lives in China.