The emperor"s painting

a story of ancient China
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Picture Window Books , Minneapolis
Painting, Chinese -- Fiction, China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- Juvenile fiction, China -- History -- Song dynasty, 960-1279 -- Fi
Statementby Jessica Gunderson ; illustrated by Caroline Hu.
GenreFiction., Juvenile fiction.
SeriesRead-it! chapter books: historical tales
ContributionsHu, Caroline, ill.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.G963 Em 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16636367M
ISBN 139781404847347
LC Control Number2008006305

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The book seems to be based in Asia which would allow for links with geography. The girl in the story used her magic paintbrush to paint for the poor and they turn real.

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