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Gai See: What You Can See in Chinatow



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Gai See: What You Can See in Chinatow by Roseanne Thong
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"Gai See" is the Cantonese term for Chinese outdoor street markets. You never know just what you may find. Join a little boy as he shops with his family members throughout the seasons and discovers the many magical curiousities found there - from fresh noodles and velvety slippers in the springtime, to tofu and tanks of fish, exotic starfruits and lychees in the summer, and from incense, sweets and roasted duck in the autumn to herbs and vegetables and firecrackers for Chinese New Year in the winter! This cultural and multi-generational tour of "Chinatown" will delight readers with its rhyming text and lush, colourful illustrations. An author's note and glossary is also featured in the back.

Author Biography

Roseanne Thong is the author of Round is a Mooncake, One is a Drummer and Red is a Dragon, all Asain-themed picture books published by Chronicle. She divides her time between Hong Kong and Fountain Valley, CA.
Release date NZ
February 1st, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
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