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Red Butterfly: How a Princess Smuggled the Secret of Silk Out of China

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4 out of 5
Based on 1 Ratings and 1 Reviews

Book Description
An enchanting tale of hidden beauty and fierce courage, retold in the style of T'ang Dynasty poetry and illustrated with charm and grace

A young Chinese princess is sent from her father's kingdom to marry the king of a far-off land. She must leave behind her home of splendors: sour plums and pink peach petals and - most precious and secret of all - the small silkworm. She begs her fa... More
Book Information
PublisherCandlewick Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-10B002HJ3HA2
Publication Date10/09/2007
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About Deborah Noyes (Author) : Deb Noyes is an author, editor, anthologist, and photographer. You can find out more about her work at www.deborahnoyes.com.
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About Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) : Sophie Blackall is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Sophie Blackall include Meet Wild Boars, Wild Boars Cook, Ivy and Bean Take Care of the B... more
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10/1/2007 Andrea & Mark said: "Delicately depicted in mint
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