The Funny Little Woman (Hardcover)

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In this Caldecott Medal-winning tale set in Old Japan, a lively little woman who loves to laugh pursues her runaway dumpling--and must outwit the wicked three-eyed oni when she lands in their clutches.

"The pictures are in perfect harmony with the humorous mood of the story. . . . It's all done with a commendable amount of taste, imagination, and style."--School Library Journal (starred review)

"A beautifully convincing tale."--The New York Times Book Review

"Using elements of traditional Japanese art, the illustrator has made marvelously imaginative pictures."--The Horn Book

"Lent's pictures are a lively blend of finely detailed, delicate drawings and rip-roaring good humor."--The Boston Globe

"A good read-aloud with lots of suspense."--Learning

ALA Notable Children's Book
Child Study Association Book of the Year
The Horn Book Fanfare.

About the Author

Arlene Mosel was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1921. She was a librarian and an author who wrote two award-winning children's picture books with Blair Lent: Tikki Tikki Tembo, which won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award and was an ALA Notable Book as well as a New York Times pick for best children's book, and The Funny Little Woman, which won the Caldecott Medal and a 1974 Hans Christian Andersen International Children's Book Award.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789869896948
ISBN-10: 9869896944
Publisher: AI Hai Zi AI Zi Ji Gong Zuo Shi
Publication Date: August 21st, 2020
Language: Chinese
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