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The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty & the Beast Tale
Contributor(s): Yep, Laurence (Author), Mak, Kam (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0064435180     ISBN-13: 9780064435185
Publisher: HarperCollins
OUR PRICE: $6.79  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 1999

Annotation: When a poor farmer falls into the clutches of a dragon, only Seven, his youngest daughter, will save him--by marrying the beast.
Publishers Weekly praised "Yep's elegant, carefully crafted storytelling" and Mak's "skillfully and radiantly rendered illustrations" in this captivating and luminous Chinese variation of the beauty and the beast tale.
A 1998 Notable Children's Trade Book in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
A 1997 Pick of the Lists (ABA)

Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - Asia
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
Dewey: 398.209
LCCN: 95011091
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 820(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.12" H x 7.62" W x 11" (0.34 lbs) 32 pages
- Cultural Region - Asian
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 02/15/1999
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 29258
Reading Level: 4.8   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Contributor Bio(s): Yep, Laurence: -

Laurence Yep is the acclaimed author of more than sixty books for young people and a winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award. His illustrious list of novels includes the Newbery Honor Books Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate; The Earth Dragon Awakes: The San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, a Texas Bluebonnet Award nominee; and The Dragon's Child: A Story of Angel Island, which he cowrote with his niece, Dr. Kathleen S. Yep, and was named a New York Public Library's "One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing" and a Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book.

Mr. Yep grew up in San Francisco, where he was born. He attended Marquette University, graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and received his PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He lives in Pacific Grove, California, with his wife, the writer Joanne Ryder.

Mak, Kam: -

Kam Mak grew up in New York City's Chinatown. He earned his bachelor of fine arts degree from the School of Visual Arts, and since then he has illustrated book jackets for numerous publishers and taught painting at the Fashion Institute of Technology.

He has also illustrated The Moon of the Monarch Butterflies by Jean Craighead George, The Year of the Panda by Miriam Schlein, and The Dragon Prince by Laurence Yep. Kam Mak lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, son, and daughter.

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