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chopsticks2The Story of Chopsticks
Holiday House, 2001
(32 pages, ISBN: 0-8234-1526-0)

"This story is rooted in Chinese culture and offers American readers an authentic glimpse of its traditions."
School Library Journal

 

"...a delicious blend of fact and fiction... Compestine's charming tale deserves a place in the multicultural curriculum... Xuan's richly colored traditional Chinese cut paper illustrations lend authenticity." 
— Kirkus Review

The Story of Noodles
Holiday House, 2002
(32 pages, ISBN: 0-8234-1600-3)

"This story may leave your mouth watering for noodles and your chopsticks at the ready.... An appetizingly funny story...."
- Kirkus Reviews

"Compestine's almost tongue-in-cheek tale is a nearly unbeatable combination of slapstick humor, fast pace, and food." — The Bulletin

 

The Story of Kites
Holiday House, 2003
(32 pages, ISBN: 0-8234-1715-8)

Catch up with the latest adventure of Kuai and his brothers, as they create one of China´s most famous inventions -- with a few spills along the way! 

 

The Story of Paper
Holiday House, 2003
(32 pages, ISBN: 0-8234-1705-0)

What kind of trouble have Ting, Pan, and Kuai gotten into now? They were caught playing at school instead of doing their math!

 

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