Grandfather Tang's Story
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Grandfather Tang's Story : A Tale Told with Tangrams

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Illus. in full color. "Drawing on a Chinese form of storytelling with sevenshapes cut from a square of paper, Tompert recounts the tale of two foxfairies. Parker's pen-and-watercolor art adds drama, while the tangram insetswill motivate children to try their own versions. Ingenious."-- "Bulletin, Center for Children's Books."show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.46 x 5.08mm | 110g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Crown Publications
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour illustrations
  • 0517885581
  • 9780517885581
  • 41,931

About Ann Tompert

Ann Tompert is an award-winning children's book author who has written more than 20 books, including Harry's Hats, Just a Little Bit, and Little Fox Goes to the End of the World. Prior to beginning her writing career, she was a first-grade teacher for 20 years. Tompert lives in Port Huron, Michigan, with her husband. Robert A. Parker has illustrated numerous acclaimed books for children, including the Caldecott Honor Book Pop Corn and Ma Goodness by Edna Mitchell Preston, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner Cold Feet by Cynthia DeFelice, and Action Jackson by Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan, which received six starred reviews and was named a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book. Mr. Parker is a jazz musician. He lives in West Cornwall, Connecticut.show more

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"Drawing on a Chinese form of storytelling with seven shapes cut from a square of paper, Tompert recounts the tale of two fox fairies. Parker's pen-and-watercolor art adds drama, while the tangram insets will motivate children to try their own versions."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books.show more

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