Where The Mountain Meets The Moon
- Number of Pages: 304
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
This Newbery Honor book capabilities magic, adventure, friendship, and also a dragon who can't fly! In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales with the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Her beautiful illustrations, printed in full-color, accompany the text throughout. A fantasy crossed with Chinese folklore, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is a timeless story reminiscent of The Wizard of Oz. Once again, she has made a charming, engaging book for young readers. She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, such as a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer. In the valley of Fruitless Mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. Grace Lin, author from the beloved Year of the Dog and Year of the Rat, returns with a wondrous story of adventure, faith, and friendship. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to locate the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can modify her family's fortune.
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