Round is a Mooncake: A Book of Shapes

By Roseanne Thong

A bit girl's city local turns into a discovery flooring for all issues around, sq., and oblong during this lyrical photograph e-book. so much goods are Asian in starting place, others common: around rice bowls and a chanced on pebble, sq. dim sum and the containers that the pizzas are available, oblong chinese language lace and a truly particular pencil case. brilliant, whimsical artwork accompanies the narrative rhyme, and a quick thesaurus provides cultural importance to the items featured within the booklet. excellent for read-alouds or one-on-one sharing.

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They generally have a stone ball of their mouths that kids spin for solid success. identify chops: wooden or stone stamps carved with a person’s (Chinese) identify. fortunate cash: pink envelopes full of new greenback debts given through the Lunar New yr or Goldfish: characterize wealth hung from tree branches and beat back evil spirits. for stable success. Paintbrush racks: For putting precise brushes utilized in chinese language writing and portray.

Shape—Fiction. 2. chinese language Americans—Fiction. three. tales in rhyme. ] I. Lin, Grace, ailing. II. identify. PZ8. three. T328 Ro 2000 [E]--dc21 99-050852 Chronicle Books LLC 680 moment road, San Francisco, California 94107 www. chroniclekids. com Round Is a M ooncake A B O O okay O F S H A PE S written via Roseanne Thong illustrated by means of Grace Lin Round is a mooncake around is the moon around are the lanterns outdoors my room Round is a pebble that i discovered A bowl of goldfish that make no sound Round are the rice bowls in our condo around are the eyes of my curious mouse Round is a ball that spins and twirls And the chuffed faces of girls and boys Round are cups of jasmine tea At a desk underneath a tree What different around issues do you notice?

The notice capability “a little heart∏” in chinese language. Inking Stones: Flat stone trays for grinding ink for chinese language work and writing. Mooncakes: around truffles with candy fillings eaten through the Mid-Autumn pageant. Lions: safeguard constructions from evil spirits. they generally have a stone ball of their mouths that kids spin for stable success. identify chops: wooden or stone stamps carved with a person’s (Chinese) identify. fortunate cash: crimson envelopes choked with new greenback accounts given in the course of the Lunar New 12 months or Goldfish: represent wealth hung from tree branches and push back evil spirits.

ISBN 978-1-4521-3289-1 The Library of Congress has cataloged the former version as follows: Thong, Roseanne. around is a mooncake : a e-book of shapes / through Roseanne Thong ; illustrated via Grace Lin. p. cm. precis: As a bit woman discovers issues around, sq., and oblong in her city local, she is reminded of her chinese language American tradition. ISBN 0-8118-2676-7 [1. Shape—Fiction. 2. chinese language Americans—Fiction. three. tales in rhyme. ] I. Lin, Grace, sick. II. identify. PZ8. three. T328 Ro 2000 [E]--dc21 99-050852 Chronicle Books LLC 680 moment highway, San Francisco, California 94107 www.

T328 Ro 2000 [E]--dc21 99-050852 Chronicle Books LLC 680 moment road, San Francisco, California 94107 www. chroniclekids. com Round Is a M ooncake A B O O okay O F S H A PE S written via Roseanne Thong illustrated via Grace Lin Round is a mooncake around is the moon around are the lanterns outdoor my room Round is a pebble that i discovered A bowl of goldfish that make no sound Round are the rice bowls in our apartment around are the eyes of my curious mouse Round is a ball that spins and twirls And the chuffed faces of girls and boys Round are cups of jasmine tea At a desk underneath a tree What different around issues do you spot?

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