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Two of Everything - Toy, Lily Hong

Paperback Published: 1st May 2017
ISBN: 9780807581582
Number Of Pages: 32
For Ages: 4+ years old

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When old Mr. Haktak digs up a curious brass pot in his garden, he has no idea what use it can be. On his way home, Mr. Haktak decides to carry his coin purse in the mysterious pot. But when Mrs. Haktak s hairpin accidentally slips into the pot and she reaches in to retrieve it, the magic of the pot is revealed. Not only are there two hairpins inside, but there are also two purses!

About the Author

Lily Toy Hong lived most of her life in Salt Lake City, Utah. She grew up in a large Chinese-American family, the seventh of nine children. She says she always knew she wanted to write and illustrate children's books. Lily is married and lives in Utah. Lily Toy Hong lived most of her life in Salt Lake City, Utah. She grew up in a large Chinese-American family, the seventh of nine children. She says she always knew she wanted to write and illustrate children's books. Lily is married and lives in Utah.

Industry Reviews

"A Chinese folktale with a perfect blend of humor and wisdom. Using lively yet straightforward language, Hong tells this story with an engagingly playful tone. A whimsical mix of fortune and misfortune with a distinctly Chinese flavor." School Library Journal
"A lively and entertaining offering." Kirkus Reviews
"Their amicable solution to the inconvenience of having doubles will make perfect sense to young children. There's a pleasing wholeness about this book that's characteristic of the best picture books; the text and illustrations combine seamlessly to present a total story. Retold with verve and gentle humor, this Chinese folktale could become a read-aloud favorite." Booklist
-A Chinese folktale with a perfect blend of humor and wisdom. Using lively yet straightforward language, Hong tells this story with an engagingly playful tone. A whimsical mix of fortune and misfortune with a distinctly Chinese flavor.- School Library Journal
-A lively and entertaining offering.- Kirkus Reviews
-Their amicable solution to the inconvenience of having doubles will make perfect sense to young children. There's a pleasing wholeness about this book that's characteristic of the best picture books; the text and illustrations combine seamlessly to present a total story. Retold with verve and gentle humor, this Chinese folktale could become a read-aloud favorite.- Booklist

ISBN: 9780807581582
ISBN-10: 0807581585
Audience: Children
For Ages: 4+ years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st May 2017
Publisher: Novella Distribution
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 17.0  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.13

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