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Boy dumplings : a tasty Chinese tale /

by Compestine, Ying Chang; Yamasaki, James [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: 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.
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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.

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