Gondra's Treasure (Hardcover)
Clarion Books, 9780544546691, 40pp.
Publication Date: April 2, 2019
Gondra has inherited traits from both her eastern (Asian) dragon dad and western (European) dragon mom and enjoys them all. She's especially happy that she's a combination of both. Cheerful banter and hilariously adorable dragon portrayals present a warm, appealing family portrait. The beautiful and fanciful illustrations are rich in whimsical details that invite repeated readings.
About the Author
Linda Sue Park is the author of the Newbery Medal book A Single Shard and bestseller A Long Walk to Water. She has also written several acclaimed picture books, fiction and nonfiction, and is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. She lives in Rochester, New York, with her family. Visit her online at lspark.com and on Twitter @LindaSuePark.
Praise For Gondra's Treasure…
"Young dragon Gondra deftly narrates....a playful [look at mixed-race identity], and readers will enjoy the cultural examination of dragons."—Kirkus
"[Gondra] is proud to come from such diverse cultures....An author’s note explains different cultural origins of the dragon myth, and why, for centuries, humans have been fascinated by them. This allegorical adventure will entice a whole new crop."—Booklist