At the Beach by Huy Voun Lee

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A little boy and his mother go to the beach. There she teaches him how to make Chinese words by drawing pictures in the sand. Young readers can learn ten Chinese characters in this wonderfully innovative picture book.
 

About Huy Voun Lee

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Huy Voun Lee is the author and illustrator of In the Park and In the Snow. Originally from Cambodia, Ms. Lee now lives in New York City.
 
Published May 15, 1994 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Cut-paper collages illustrate young Xiao Ming's day at the beach, during which he learns to write Chinese characters in the sand. A remarkably unified effort, said PW in a starred review. Everyt

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Cut-paper collages illustrate young Xiao Ming's day at the beach, during which he learns to write Chinese characters in the sand. A remarkably unified effort, said PW in a starred review. Everyt

Apr 13 1998 | Read Full Review of At the Beach

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The backdrop is a day by the sea, the set design features impeccably executed cut-paper collages, and the mild drama centers on young Xiao Ming, who is learning to write Chinese.

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The Overflowing Library

Finally Alice starts to investigate in more detail her sister's death contacting the main suspect in her murder case, her sister's boyfriend Tim.

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