Boy dumplings : a tasty Chinese tale /Material type: BookPublisher: San Francisco, Ca : Immedium, 2016.Edition: First Immedium hardcover edition.Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781597021197; 1597021199.Language note: Text in English and Chinese.Subject(s): Ghosts -- Fiction | Cooking -- Fiction | China -- Fiction | Chinese language materials -- BilingualSummary: When a hungry ghost threatens to gobble up a plump little boy, the boy tricks the ghost by convincing him to prepare an elaborate recipe first. Includes a cultural note on the Ghost Festival and a recipe for dumplings.
|Item type||Home library||Collection||Shelving location||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Books||Altadena Main Library||Children's Collection||Children's Picture Books||E COM||Available||39270004516872|
Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
"Exciting storytelling and Chinese culinary traditions create a delicious book for young readers."-- San Francisco Chronicle <br> <br> This hilarious tale is redesigned, featuring revised illustrations and a new bilingual simplified Chinese translation.<br> <br> Long ago in old Beijing, a hungry ghost finds a boy, who doesn't want to become a midnight snack! What wackiness ensues when the child tempts the ghost to make the tricky "Boy Dumplings" recipe?<br> <br> "This exciting and witty Chinese folktale will leave readers hungry for the end of the story and for dumplings as well!" - Good English
Originally published in a different form by Holiday House in 2009.
Text in English and Chinese.
When a hungry ghost threatens to gobble up a plump little boy, the boy tricks the ghost by convincing him to prepare an elaborate recipe first. Includes a cultural note on the Ghost Festival and a recipe for dumplings.