Everyone Loves Lunchtime But Zia

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Product Details
Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
11.25 X 9.25 X 0.4 inches | 1.08 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780593425428

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About the Author
Jenny Liao is a Chinese American author of stories that inspire children to find pride in every part of their identity. Her work has also been featured in the New Yorker and Bon Appétit.

Dream Chen is an artist with a background in both illustration and animation. She received her BFA in animation at Communication University of China and completed her MFA in visual art at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Her illustration and animation work has been awarded by competitions and festivals worldwide.
Reviews
"An excellent vehicle for introducing some essential dishes and Chinese culture in a new way. A delicious take on a familiar trope."--Kirkus

"A familiar story with a fresh twist grounded in Cantonese cooking . . . children will connect with Zia's struggles and will be encouraged to share their family traditions with others." --School Library Journal

"A simple and sweet story told through a delicious Chinese cultural lens." --Booklist

"Via a well-trod story arc, the creators detail the meanings behind specific dishes alongside a child learning to appreciate her heritage." --Publishers Weekly