Synopses & Reviews
Fashion Asia presents the Asian continent to grade school-age children through rich textiles, intricate patterns and elegant fashions. From Afghanistan to Vietnam, twenty Asian countries are represented. Coloring pages featuring traditional garments and historic landmarks are paired with activities that include fabric and outfit design. Each section provides a creative opportunity for artistic exploration, as well as for a unique way of learning about each countrys rich cultural heritage.
About the Author
Inspired by a dream to visit the Great Buddha at Kamakura, Celeste Heiter moved to Tokyo in 1988, where she spent two years teaching English conversation. She now makes her home in Californias beautiful Napa Valley. She is the author of Vignettes of Japan, Ganbatte Means Go For It, The Sushi Book, and To Japan With Love. She writes about her adventures in Asian food and film on her blog, Chopstick Cinema: www.chopstickcinema.com .