So, the children's book fair was really great! Grace Lin's presentation was very interesting and definitely had a touch of magic to it. Where the Mountain meets the Moon is one of my new favorite books- the stories that the main character, Minli, experiences throughout the book have a classic fairy tale feel and definitely spark the imagination....
|Inside the children's book fair|
(From Where The Mountain Meets The Moon)
Newbery Award Winner
Once there was a magistrate who was quite powerful and proud. He was so proud that he demanded constant respect from the people. Whenever he made a trip out of the city, no matter what time of day or night, people were to leave their homes, get on their knees, and make deep bows as he passed, or else face the brutal punishment of his soldiers. The Magistrate was fierce in his anger as well as his pride. It is said he even expected the monkeys to come down from the trees to bow to him. The Magistrate was harsh with his subordinates, ruthless to his enemies, and pitiless to his people. All feared his wrath, and when he roared his orders the people trembled. Behind his back, they called him Magistrate Tiger...
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|Authors Stephanie Robinson & Jessica Haight with Newbery Award Winner, Grace Lin|
|~ For prosperity, health, or peace throughout the year- great part of Grace Lin's presentation ~|
|Stephanie Robinson & Award-Winning Author, Sarah Weeks: Click to view the book Pie|