Dim Sum for Everyone!

Dim Sum for Everyone!

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By (author) Grace Lin

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  • Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers
  • Format: Paperback | 24 pages
  • Dimensions: 196mm x 249mm x 5mm | 136g
  • Publication date: 14 January 2003
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0440417708
  • ISBN 13: 9780440417705
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 46,042

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In English, dim sum means " little hearts, " or " touches the heart, " but to this young girl, dim sum means delicious. On a visit to a bustling dim sum restaurant, a family picks their favorite little dishes from the steaming trolleys filled with dumplings, cakes, buns, and tarts. And as is traditional and fun, they share their food with each other so that everyone gets a bite of everything. Just right for young children, Dim Sum for Everyone! celebrates a cultural custom and a universal favorite activity- eating!

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Author information

GRACE LIN has written and illustrated several picture books about this Chinese American family (based on her own!): "Dim Sum for Everyone!," "Kite Flying," "Fortune Cookie Fortunes," and "Thanking the Moon." Her books for older readers include the 2010 Newbery Honor winner "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon," "Starry River of the Sky," "The Year of the Dog," "The Year of the Rat," and "Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same!"

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"Like the pleasures of dim sum, this is a compact treat."--"Booklist", Starred "A delightful read-aloud."--"Kirkus Reviews", Starred "From the Hardcover edition."

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In English, dim sum means "little hearts," or "touches the heart," but to this young girl, dim sum means delicious. On a visit to a bustling dim sum restaurant, a family picks their favorite little dishes from the steaming trolleys filled with dumplings, cakes, buns, and tarts. And as is traditional and fun, they share their food with each other so that everyone gets a bite of everything. Just right for young children, Dim Sum for Everyone! celebrates a cultural custom and a universal favorite activity-eating!