Red Butterfly (Hardback)
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Short Description for Red Butterfly This enchanting tale of hidden beauty and fierce courage offers the story of a young Chinese princess who must leave her fathers home of many splendors to marry the king of a far-off land. Her clever plan to ensure her cherished home is with her always continues to live in legend. Full color.
- Published: 03 December 2007
- Format: Hardback 32 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780763624002 ISBN 10: 0763624004
- Sales rank: 345,328
Full description for Red Butterfly
An enchanting tale of hidden beauty and fierce courage, retold in the style of T'ang Dynasty poetry and illustrated with charm and grace A young Chinese princess is sent from her father's kingdom to marry the king of a far-off land. She must leave behind her home of splendors: sour plums and pink peach petals and -- most precious and secret of all -- the small silkworm. She begs her father to let her stay, but he insists that she go and fulfill her destiny as the queen of Khotan. Beautifully told and arrestingly illustrated, here is a coming-of-age tale of a brave young princess whose clever plan will go on to live in legend -- and will ensure that her cherished home is with her always.