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Ying Chang Compestine was born and raised in China. The spokesperson for Nestle Maggi Taste of Asia products and a national authority on Chinese cuisine and culture, she is the author of three cookbooks for adults, eight picture books for children, and one young adult novel. She lives in California with her family.

How often are we willing to peel back the happy façade we present on social media to share our struggles and failures? As a writer, life is not always full of flowers, starred reviews, and multiple awards. It consists of countless lonely hours of writing, rejection, self-doubt, and revision.

With the recent birth of my baby, my new book: The Chinese Emperor’s New Clothes, let me give you a full... Read more of this blog post »
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★ "The hero of the original tale was a child … in this version, he’s the author of the plan and the focus of the action, and the story is the better for it.” — Publishers Weekly

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"Wonderful retelling of the classic tale! Set in China with a child Emperor as the hero, Compestine gets the humor just right. Gorgeous illustrations make this one very special."
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Secrets of Fat-free Chinese Cooking by Ying Chang Compestine
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