The Weaving of a Dream: A Chinese Folktale (Picture Puffin Books) (Paperback)
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A retelling of the Chinese folktale "The Chuang Brocade" The Weaving of a Dream is the story of a widow who provides for her sons by creating intricate brocades. One day, she trades a brocade for a beautiful painting of a palace. She then spends years lovingly recreating the scene in brocade only to lose her work on a windy day. After everything she has done for her family, her youngest son seeks to recover the lost treasure, traveling through terrible weather and rocky terrain. Great for ages 5 and up. Beautiful and vibrant full-color illustrations.
About the Author
Marilee Heyer lives in California. She earned her B.A. at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles and continued her art studies at the San Francisco Institute of Art. To learn more, visit her website at marileeheyer.com.