Boy Dumplings

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Pub Date: 04/05/2016

Pages: 40

Trim: 9 x 10

Publisher: Immedium

Imprint: Immedium

ISBN 13: 9781597021197

ISBN 10: 1597021199

Price: $15.95 / $20.99 CAN

Category: JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / Asia

Boy Dumplings

By Ying Chang Compestine, James Yamaski

Price: $15.95



About the Book

"Exciting storytelling and Chinese culinary traditions create a delicious book for young readers."—San Francisco Chronicle

This hilarious tale is redesigned, featuring revised illustrations and a new bilingual simplified Chinese translation.

Long ago in old Beijing, a hungry ghost finds a boy, who doesn't want to become a midnight snack! What wackiness ensues when the child tempts the ghost to make the tricky "Boy Dumplings" recipe?

"This exciting and witty Chinese folktale will leave readers hungry for the end of the story and for dumplings as well!" - Good English

About the Book

A hungry ghost in old Beijing meets his match in a crafty boy who avoids becoming a tasty meal.


Ying Compestine: Ying's dozens of children’s books have won many awards, including spots on the "best lists" from the ALA, Bank Street, Book Sense, and New York Times. She visits schools and teaches workshops internationally. She has written for magazines such as Cooking Light, Self, Men's Health, and Martha Stewart's Whole Living. Her website is

YongSheng Xuan illustrated the four volume "Story of" series. Educated at the renowned Central Arts and Crafts University in Beijing, China, he lives in Vancouver, Canada. His art has exhibited worldwide and appeared in Cricket magazine. His website is