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Yeh-Shen : A Cinderella Story from China
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Told with beauty and grace, this Cinderella story from Ai-Ling Louie is brought vividly to life by Caldecott Medal-winner Ed Young's soft, glowing illustrations.

Half-starved and overworked by her stepmother, Yeh-Shen's only friend is a fish with golden eyes. When the stepmother kills the fish for dinner, poor Yeh-Shen is left with only the bones. But the bones are filled with a powerful spirit. When Ye-Shen is forbidden to attend the annual spring Festival, the spirit grants her a gown of azure blue and delicate golden slippers. That night, everyone marvels at the beautiful, mysterious young woman at the ball.

"Misty, jewel-like illustrations evoke the mythic past in this Chinese Cinderella story." --Publishers Weekly

  • ISBN-13: 9780698113886
  • ISBN-10: 0698113888
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: May 1996
  • Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 0.12 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.26 pounds
  • Page Count: 32
  • Reading Level: Ages 4-8