Mouse Match by Ed Young
A Chinese Folktale

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Caldecott Medalist Ed Young retells an ancient Chinese tale of how a father mouse travels to the end of the earth in search of the perfect husband for his wonderful daughter. How could he have known when he set out that his journey would lead him back home? Full color.

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Ed Young received the Caldecott Medal for "Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China, " as well as Caldecott Honors for his illustrations in "The Emperor and the Kite, " written by Jane Yolen, and for his book "Seven Blind Mice." His work appears in "The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale" by Mary Casanova and "Donkey Trouble, " which he authored; "White Fang" by Jack London; and "Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China" by Ai-Ling Louie. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
Published October 1, 1997 by Harcourt. 52 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Every turn of a fold brings readers to a discernible spread, but every spread blends into the next: The result is that the entire story can be unfolded into one long continuum.

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In his search for the greatest suitor for his daughter, Papa mouse seeks out, in turn, the sun, cloud, wind and mountain wall, only to discover that ""it is the mice who are as powerful as any in the world."" The simply told tale leads readers gently towards its logical yet wise conclusion: ""Fro...

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