Kite Flying

Kite Flying

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The family from Dim Sum for Everyone! is back for a new outing- building and flying their own kite! The wind is blowing. It is a good day for kites! The whole family makes a trip to the local craft store for paper, glue, and paint. Everyone has a job: Ma-Ma joins sticks together. Ba-Ba glues paper. Mei-Mei cuts whiskers while Jie-Jie paints a laughing mouth. Dragon eyes are added and then everyone attaches the final touch . . . a noisemaker! Now their dragon kite is ready to fly. Kite Flying celebrates the Chinese tradition of kite making and kite flying and lovingly depicts a family bonded by this ancient and modern pleasure.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 198.12 x 248.92 x 2.54mm | 136.08g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House USA Children's Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0553112546
  • 9780553112542
  • 114,435

Review quote

-A delightful read-aloud.--Kirkus Reviews, Starred -Lin's paintings are graphically striking . . . a delight of patterning.--Booklist, Starred -Lin's signature swirls in the sky along with blowing hair, clothing and kite ribbons suggest the ideal blustery day.---School Library Journal, Starredshow more

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"The family from Dim Sum for Everyone! is back for a new outing- building and flying their own kite! The wind is blowing. It is a good day for kites! The whole family makes a trip to the local craft store for paper, glue, and paint. Everyone has a job: Ma-Ma joins sticks together. Ba-Ba glues paper. Mei-Mei cuts whiskers while Jie-Jie paints a laughing mouth. Dragon eyes are added and then everyone attaches the final touch . . . a noisemaker! Now their dragon kite is ready to fly. "Kite Flying celebrates the Chinese tradition of kite making and kite flying and lovingly depicts a family bonded by this ancient and modern pleasure. "From the Hardcover edition.show more

About Grace Lin

Grace Lin is the author and illustrator of a number of books for young children.show more

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136 ratings
3.7 out of 5 stars
5 20% (27)
4 38% (51)
3 37% (50)
2 5% (7)
1 1% (1)
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