The Little Stone Lion (Hardcover)

By Kim Xiong, Kim Xiong (Illustrator)

Heryin Books, Inc., 9780976205616, 32pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 2006

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In asmall Chinese villagea stone-carvedlionsits and watches asa guardian spirit and holder ofthe villagers'collective memory. Older people stop, strokinghis headto remember the past and children walk by knowing he watches over them to keep them safe.Whimsicalillustrations and inventive visual perspectives depictthe lion's expressions as he recountshis memories of the villagers over the years in daylight and evening and in the changing of the seasons.

About the Author

Kim Xiong is a Chinese poetand a painter who uses techniques fromtraditional Chinese art."