Editorial Review

The Horn Book Magazine

Cover: Little White Duck: A Childhood in China

“Author and illustrator together give us an unvarnished and intimate account of a real childhood: plain-speaking, rough-hewn, and very much down-to-earth. While the time and place the book depicts are very different from our own, there’s not a hint of sentimentality or exoticism: the scene where the mother shames the girls into cleaning their plates by telling them the real story about starving children in China is simultaneously horrifying and hilarious. A glossary, a chronology, and an author’s note provide context.” —starred, The Horn Book Magazine

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Little White Duck: A Childhood in China
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