Synopses & Reviews
Xiao Ming is at the beach with his mother. As he draws in the sand, his mother teaches him to write Chinese characters. With ten simple characters, the author introduces children to the beauty and logic of one of the world's oldest picture languages. Features cut-paper illustrations. Full color.
"A remarkably unified effort: everything works together to create a flawless picture book." --Publishers Weekly
, starred review
A little boy and his mother go to the beach. There she teaches him how to make Chinese words by drawing pictures in the sand. Young readers can learn ten Chinese characters in this wonderfully innovative picture book.
About the Author
Huy Voun Lee
is the author and illustrator of In the Park and In the Snow
. Originally from Cambodia, Ms. Lee now lives in New York City.