The Story of Noodles
The three playful and creative Kang brothers (Ting, Pan, and Kùai) discovered four of China's most famous discoveries in the series Amazing Chinese Inventions. Mama Kang needs her sons to help make her famous dumplings to win the annual cooking contest. However, this year the Kang brothers play with the dough, and soon, long strips fly everywhere. With no time left, the family can bring only the strings of boiled flour. Everyone in the village always expects Mama's delicious dish to win. Will this new recipe wow the judges or will the three boys find themselves in hot water? The story features an author’s note on the history of noodles and a delicious noodle recipe, ideal for eating with chopsticks.
Praise for The Story of Noodles
"Xuan’s colourful illustrations with their thick, bold outlines are eye-catching and complement the text in both books by highlighting the specific situations that are currently occurring. In some instances, they contribute to the story’s humour..."
-- CM magazine
"Back from The Story of Chopsticks , the Kang brothers are in for another culinary misadventure."
— Publishers Weekly
"Xuan's softly colored, cut-paper figures smile and stand in informal positions, reflecting the infectiously humorous tone. What will the young Kangs dream up next?"
— ALA. Booklist