☆ Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat || ✓ PDF Download by ☆ Jennifer Armstrong Mary GrandPré

By Jennifer Armstrong Mary GrandPré | Comments: ( 803 ) | Date: ( Jun 04, 2020 )

The proud and haughty widow Chin Yu Min finds happiness and humility through her friendship with a mysterious ginger cat in an original, moving and beautifully told story of Chinese culture Dramatic, arresting, and richly colored pastel illustrations Full color.

  • Title: Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat
  • Author: Jennifer Armstrong Mary GrandPré
  • ISBN: 9780517586563
  • Page: 339
  • Format: Hardcover

About Author:

Jennifer Armstrong Mary GrandPré

Jennifer Armstrong learned to read and write in Switzerland, in a small school for English speaking children on the shores of Lake Zurich The school library had no librarian and no catalog just shelves of interesting books She selected books on her own, read what she could, and made up the rest It was perfect As a result, she made her career choice to become an author in first grade When she and her family returned to the U.S she discovered that not all children wrote stories and read books, and that not all teachers thought reading real books was important Nevertheless, she was undaunted Within a year of leaving college she was a free lance ghost writer for a popular juvenile book series, and before long published her first trade novel, Steal Away, which won her a Golden Kite Honor for fiction More than fifty additional novels and picture books followed, and before long she also tried her hand at nonfiction, winning an Orbis Pictus Award and a Horn Book Honor for her first nonfiction book, Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World In late 2003 she will travel to the South Pole with the National Science Foundation to do research for a book on ice.

Comments Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat

  • Marsha

    Mary Grandpré proves once more that her success as illustrator to the Harry Potter series was no fluke. Her rounded forms, changes of color (warmth when there is wealth, coolness when poverty and loneliness appear) and elongated features are ideally suited to this tale of a stubborn, proud old woman and her amiable, helpful feline companion. The story is a familiar one—a proud, rich miser is humbled by loss and privation and the realization of how companionship matters far more than wealth. C [...]

  • Hααℓєу♡ Ƒιѕнєя

    I really like books based in china. I find them to be very peaceful and balanced, even if the story is a bit chaotic.The lessons in them are often about building character and finding yourself without taking advantage of others. This book is similar is that aspect and teaches about changing your ways in order to be humble and kind no matter what you have in life because company is more important than belongings.

  • Gina McDonald

    Great illustration but way over my 1st graders head

  • Inhabiting Books

    Chin Yu Min is newly widowed, but doesn't appreciate the kindnesses of her neighbours, and alienates herself. When a wise, talking ginger cat comes into her life and saves her from loneliness and starvation, she feels her life is complete and her independence justified. When the cat disappears one day, this haughty, snobby woman has to learn how to unbend and seek help.The illustrations were a beautiful pairing with this folktale. My girls and I really liked this story of a woman who learns she [...]

  • Jes

    I picked this book up while working because the old woman and the cat were so adorably contented with each other on the cover. Inside was a delightful story about valuing community, compassion for others and the riches of companionship. Super great.

  • Ashley

    Signed by the illustrator: Mary Grandpre, who also illustrated the Harry Potter books. She came to visit my middle school. Her illustrations are gorgeous! This is a cute story of friendship and life lessons.

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  • Jazzw

    A wonderful book on friendship, and appreciating everything.

  • Jesse

    This one is all about the illustrations! They are absolutely gorgeous. I enjoyed the fable as well, though there is way too much text to be considered a picture book.

  • Heloyce

    Story and illustrations are well-done. I always like a tale with a goor moral.

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