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A little girl's urban neighborhood becomes a discovery ground for all things round, square, and rectangular in this lyrical picture book. Most items are Asian in origin, others universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and the boxes that the pizzas come in, rectangular Chinese lace and a very special pencil case. Bright, whimsical art accompanies the narrative rhyme, and a short glossary adds cultural significance to the objects featured in the book. Perfect for read-alouds or one-on-one sharing.
About the Author
Roseanne Thong is the author of many books for children, including Red Is a Dragon, Round Is a Tortilla, and Green Is a Chile Pepper. She divides her time between Southern California and Hong Kong.
Grace Lin is a children's author and illustrator. She is the author of many books for young readers, including Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, a 2010 Newbery Honor Book. She resides in Massachusetts.