• Myna Bird as Free as a CloudQuick View
    • Myna Bird as Free as a CloudQuick View
    • Myna Bird as Free as a Cloud

    • Illustrations by Yu Rong Translated by Helen Wang A story about love and freedom narrated from the point of view of a lost myna bird which comes to human society. Beautifully illustrated book using Chinese paper cuts.     Ages:   3+ ISBN:  978-1-911221-296 Format: Paperback 216 x 216 mm Pages: 40 pp Colour Publication Date: April 2021  
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  • Akbar’s IndiaQuick View
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    • by Marcia Thompson Akbar’s India tells the story of Akbar (emperor of India 1556 -1605) through eight paintings. The paintings were selected from many produced in his workshops to tell the story of his remarkable reign. The book was written and the different exercises were devised to encourage children to give the pictures more than a cursory glance - to help…
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  • Half of Each OtherQuick View
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    • Half of Each Other

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    • by Roger PulversHalf of Each Other takes place in Tokyo.  It tells the story of Nick and Setsuko York, a once very fond married couple devoted to their adorable five-year-old daughter, Emi.Half of Each Other is the story of a woman and a man challenged by the shock of an overwhelming grief.  Both are overcome by an immense sorrow ...…
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  • Hunters and Gatherers: What Can We Learn from ThemQuick View
  • The Chilli Bean Paste ClanQuick View
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    • The Chilli Bean Paste Clan

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    • by Yan Ge English Pen Translates Award Set in a fictional town in West China, this is the story of the Duan-Xue family, owners of the lucrative chilli bean paste factory, and their formidable matriarch. As Gran’s eightieth birthday approaches, her middle-aged children get together to make preparations. Family secrets are revealed and long-time sibling rivalries flare up with renewed…
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  • The Pidgin WarriorQuick View
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    • by Zhang Tianyi   Translated from the Chinese by David Hull   “Satiric brilliance and unusual comic verve.” — C. T. Hsia, A History of Modern Chinese Fiction In the 1930s, wartime Shanghai is a cosmopolitan metropolis where conmen and dance-hall girls mingle with refugees streaming in from the occupied areas. One of those refugees is Shi Zhaochang.  Having read…
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  • The Ventriloquist’s DaughterQuick View
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    • by Lin Man-Chiu Found in Translation Anthology 2015   After the tragic death of Liur's mother, her father, a thwarted artist working as a doctor in the family hospital, is overcome with grief. He goes to study in America, leaving six-year-old Liur in the care of her grandparents, promising to return with a special doll for her. But instead of…
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  • Voyage of Pearl of the SeasQuick View
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    • Voyage of Pearl of the Seas

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    • by Ruth Finnegan ``A tale for young readers draws on the enchantments of sea travel.   Inspired variously by the Odyssey, William Blake’s cosmologies, Rumi’s poems, and Charles Kingsley’s stories for youngsters, this novel embraces the magic of childhood imagining. Kate and Chris, along with Kate’s loyal dog, Holly, swim and frolic on a summer shore. A ship built from driftwood…
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  • Love and Other MoodsQuick View
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    • Love and Other Moods

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    • by Crystal Z. Lee “This heartfelt, transporting story sparkles with a constellation of characters who call this city home while pursuing their China dream. As multifaceted as Shanghai itself, this novel follows overlapping narratives about the complexities of adulting, of parenting, of the urban quest for love and finding one’s place in the world.” —Emily Ting, film director of Go…
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  • Peaceful CircumstancesQuick View
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    • Peaceful Circumstances

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    • by Roger Pulvers Eric is a black American soldier stationed in Japan at the height of the Vietnam War. Karen is a white American student who falls in love with him. Eric is about to be sent to the front line in Vietnam. But he refuses to kill … and the two go into hiding in Tokyo, pursued by both…
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  • The Enchanted BellsQuick View
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    • The Enchanted Bells

    • by April Chung Illustrations by Li-Ling Chen Night has fallen. Silent night. The forest is shimmering with moonlit snow. All of a sudden, Marco Piccolo hears an enchanting melody. It comes from the depths of the forest. There, Marco stumbles across a Treble Clef Tree and seven glittering bells, each representing a musical note. The bells hold unimaginable secrets. Will…
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  • Listen World!Quick View
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    • Listen World!

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    • by Evelyn Glennie “This book is an invitation to tap into the wonders of listening, what that means to you and everything you engage in. What happens when you engage with the chatter in your head? When you travel to school and college. Is listening only about sound or can our whole body be a resonating chamber? Is listening about…
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