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The Legend of the Kite: A Story of China

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Every spring the Festival of the Kite is celebrated in China. When a boy's kite flies away from him, his grandfather tells him the legend behind the celebration, encouraging the boy to build a new, more beautiful kite.
Paperback, 29 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Soundprints (first published September 28th 1996)
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Becky B
Aug 19, 2013 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Multicultural classrooms; Chinese art fans
A boy and his grandfather are celebrating the Kite Festival in China. The grandfather tells the boy the folktale about how the kite festival started. It is a story about a young man and woman in love, who were able to live happily together because of a kite. At the end of the book is an appendix with a little description of China and the history of kites.

The pictures in this book mimic ancient Chinese art, with ink painted outlines and some pale watercolor added to highlight certain parts. Moder
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The Legend of the Kite- A Story of China by Chen Jiang Hong - beautiful love story with an interesting.
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I had not considered the history of kites therefore this is a most instructive book.
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