Round is a Mooncake

Round is a Mooncake

A Book of Shapes

by Roseanne Thong, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Trade Paperback, 40 pages
Current Retail Price: $7.99
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Historical Setting: China

A little girl's urban neighborhood becomes a discovery ground for all things round, square, and rectangular in this lyrical picture book. Most items are Asian in origin, others universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and the boxes that the pizzas come in, rectangular Chinese lace and a very special pencil case. Bright, whimsical art accompanies the narrative rhyme, and a short glossary adds cultural significance to the objects featured in the book. Perfect for read-alouds or one-on-one sharing.

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