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The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty & the Beast Tale

Yep, Laurence

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ISBN 10: 0060243813 / ISBN 13: 9780060243814
Published by HarperCollins, 1997
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0060243813 unpaginated, signed by author and illustrator on title page, illustrated, tight binding, clean. 'autographed copy' sticker on front panel of jacket. Illustrator: Mak, Kam (illustrator). Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 4to - over 9 3/4 in - 12 in tall. Year: 1997. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-034534

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Title: The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty & the ...

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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When a poor farmer falls into the clutches of a dragon, only Seven, his youngest daughter, will save him'by marrying the beast.
Publishers Weekly praised "Yep's elegant, carefully crafted storytelling" and Mak's "skillfully and radiantly rendered illustrations" in this captivating and luminous Chinese variation of the beauty and the beast tale.

A 1998 Notable Children's Trade Book in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)
A 1997 Pick of the Lists (ABA)

About the Author:

Laurence Yep grew up in San Francisco, where he was born. He attended Marquette University, was graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He lives in Pacific Grove, California, with his wife, writer Joanne Ryder. Mr. Yep is one of children's literature's most respected authors and a recipient of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his body of work. His novels include Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate, both Newbery Honor Books. He is also the author of Sweetwater; When the Circus Came to Town; The Imp That Ate My Homework, winner of the Georgia Children's Book Award; The Magic Paintbrush; and The Earth Dragon Awakes. The author of numerous other books for children and young adults, Mr. Yep has taught creative writing and Asian American Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and Santa Barbara. In 1990 he received an NEA fellowship in fiction.

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