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The emperor and the kite

Jane Yolen

The emperor and the kite

by Jane Yolen

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Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- China,
  • Fathers and daughters -- Folklore,
  • Kites -- Folklore

  • About the Edition

    When the emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, his smallest daughter, whom he has always ignored, uses her kite to save him.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Ed Young.
    GenreFolklore.
    ContributionsYoung, Ed.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23032843M
    ISBN 100399214992, 0399225129


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_The Emperor and the Kite_ by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Ed Young is a Caldecott Honor book from the year This book was the unique story of an unlikely hero. It would be an interesting story to read in a large group or small group setting for a cultural study/5.

The Emperor and the Kite, which was a Caldecott Honor Book in for its intricate papercut illustrations by Ed Young, was based on Yolen's relationship with her late father, who was an international kite-flying by:   The Emperor and the Kite by Jane Yolen in CHM, DOC, FB2 download e-book.

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Princess Dejeow Seow spends her days alone, playing with a kite made of paper and sticks. Her family doesn't pay much attention to her, but that changed after her father, the emperor, was imprisoned in a high tower.

The princess and her kite came to the rescue. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for this book. The Emperor and the Kite By Jane Yolen Review by: Jessica Glenn- Elementary Substitute- Central PA.

This is a story about an emperor and his daughter, Princess Djeow Seow. Dejow Seow is one of many children of the emperor, but she is the youngest and tends to. Young's The Emperor and the Kite shows us that even (seemingly) small, insignificant individuals can accomplish great deeds and challenges us not to underestimate anyone's capabilities.

The story, by Jane Yolen, takes place in ancient China and tells of a tiny princess, not much thought of by her family, who uses her intellect, creativity, and /5(11). The Emperor and the Kite Age Range: 4 - 8 years Reading Is Fundamental Google Voyager Folktales Unit Book Description In ancient China, an emperor is taken prisoner by evil men.

Though her three sisters and four brothers are older and stronger, the emperor’s tiniest daughter is his only hope. Will Djeow Seow be able to save the. I found the line “The Emperor Shin was saved from a tower where he was imprisoned by means of a kite” when I was doing research for my father’s book about kite flying.

(My father was the International Kite Flying Champion and author of two books on kite flying–which I mainly wrote–and numerous articles on the subject.).