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The Emperor and the Kite by Jane Yolen
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Jan 30, 12

bookshelves: caldecott-challenge, kidlit, picture-books
Read in January, 2012

Visually stunning and a exceptional example of effective use of white space, this Chinese folktale tells the story of a young oft-forgotten princess and her father. Watercolor paintings reminiscent of paper cut illustrations tie the story to its heritage and add vibrance to each page.
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