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Beyond the Great Mountains: A Visual Poem about China

$ 17.95
SKU ASIA978-0811843430

Ed Young (A and ILT)

List Price: $17.95 (Hardcover - A Visual Poem of China - 2005)

Description: Spare prose and rice-paper painting, describes in measured detail the beautiful and mystical land (China) that the author so clearly loves. Designed to be read vertically, each page is flipped up to reveal the accompanying illustration. In this way, the entire book becomes a piece of art, a visual treat of sublime colors and textures that joins with text and characters to describe the vastness and beauty of China. A chart shows the ancient characters that appear in the book, along with their modern-day equivalents. Overall it is a unique format made of paper-collage illustrations, highlighted with Chinese characters, combine to convey the many facets of China to form a poetic picture of the lands grace, depth, and majesty. (36 pgs) All Ages 

Grade Level: Preschool and up
Product Dimensions: 10.4 x 0.4 x 10.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces