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Kite Flying

Written by Grace LinAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Grace Lin


· Dragonfly Books
· Trade Paperback · Ages 3-7 years
· May 11, 2004 · $7.99 · 978-0-553-11254-2 (0-553-11254-6)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

The family from Dim Sum for Everyone! is back for a new outing– building and flying their own kite!

The wind is blowing. It is a good day for kites! The whole family makes a trip to the local craft store for paper, glue, and paint. Everyone has a job: Ma-Ma joins sticks together. Ba-Ba glues paper. Mei-Mei cuts whiskers while Jie-Jie paints a laughing mouth. Dragon eyes are added and then everyone attaches the final touch . . . a noisemaker! Now their dragon kite is ready to fly.

Kite Flying celebrates the Chinese tradition of kite making and kite flying and lovingly depicts a family bonded by this ancient and modern pleasure.

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“A delightful read-aloud.”–Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“Lin’s paintings are graphically striking . . . a delight of patterning.”–Booklist, Starred

“Lin’s signature swirls in the sky along with blowing hair, clothing and kite ribbons suggest the ideal blustery day.”—School Library Journal, Starred

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Grace Lin is the author and illustrator of a number of books for young children.

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