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edition:Paperback
category: Children's Fiction
published: July 2017
ISBN:9781926890159
publisher: Tradewind Books

Shu-Li and the Magic Pear Tree

by Paul Yee, illustrated by Shaoli Wang

tagged: fantasy & magic, new experience
Description

In this prequel to the popular Shu-Li and Tamara and Shu-Li and Diego Paul Yee recounts further adventures of Shu-Li just as she moves into her new home on Commercial Drive, Vancouver. She has trouble adjusting to her new neighbourhood, but finds surprising help from a "magic" pear tree in the back garden.

About the Authors

Paul Yee

PAUL YEE is a writer and archivist who grew up around Vancouver's Chinatown and is now living in Toronto. He has written many stories and has won the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award, the IODE Book Award and the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Prize. In 2012, he won the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature for over 30 years documenting the Chinese Canadian experience from its early days to the present.

www.paulyee.ca

Shaoli Wang

PAUL YEE is a writer and archivist who grew up around Vancouver's Chinatown and is now living in Toronto. He has written many stories and has won the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award, the IODE Book Award and the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Prize. In 2012, he won the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature for over 30 years documenting the Chinese Canadian experience from its early days to the present.

www.paulyee.ca
Contributor Notes

Paul Yee
Governor General Award-winning author Paul Yee was born in Saskatchewan and raised in Chinatown in Vancouver. He moved to Toronto in 1988 where he still lives. He is one of Canada's most celebrated writers for young people as well as for adults.
Shaoli Wang
Born and raised in Qing Dao, China, Shaoli Wang has won great acclaim for her paintings and has exhibited widely. She now lives in British Columbia where she teaches art to children. She has illustrated several books written by Paul Yee for Tradewind, including the best-selling Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts and Bamboo.

Editorial Review

"Shu Li and the Magic Pear Tree is a worthy addition to Paul Yee's "Shu Li" series as it broadens the narrative universe established in his previous two books by building upon other aspects of the characters' community."
Recommended."
CM Magazine

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