Kite Flying

By Grace Lin
(Dragonfly Books, Paperback, 9780553112542, 32pp.)

Publication Date: May 11, 2004

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Prebound, Prebound

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Description

The family from Dim Sum for Everyone! is back for a new outing– building and flying their own kite!

The wind is blowing. It is a good day for kites! The whole family makes a trip to the local craft store for paper, glue, and paint. Everyone has a job: Ma-Ma joins sticks together. Ba-Ba glues paper. Mei-Mei cuts whiskers while Jie-Jie paints a laughing mouth. Dragon eyes are added and then everyone attaches the final touch . . . a noisemaker! Now their dragon kite is ready to fly.

Kite Flying celebrates the Chinese tradition of kite making and kite flying and lovingly depicts a family bonded by this ancient and modern pleasure.




About the Author

Grace Lin is the author and illustrator of a number of books for young children.




Praise For Kite Flying

“A delightful read-aloud.”–Kirkus Reviews, Starred

“Lin’s paintings are graphically striking . . . a delight of patterning.”–Booklist, Starred

“Lin’s signature swirls in the sky along with blowing hair, clothing and kite ribbons suggest the ideal blustery day.”—School Library Journal, Starred

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