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Chinese Cinderella, the Mystery of the Song Dynasty Painting

Adeline Yen Mah



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Allen & Unwin
01 September 2009
Children's & Educational; Historical fiction (Children's&YA)
Is she dreaming, or has Chinese Cinderella lived a previous life?

Following a fall at the river town of Feng Jie, Chinese Cinderella is whisked away to hospital. There she sees a copy of an ancient painting, 'Along the River at Qing Ming'.

As she lapses in and out of consciousness, she is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange, yet somehow familiar. A tale emerges, of friendship, wealth and poverty, eunuchs and an Emperor who loved art, as Chinese Cinderella recalls a life lived eight hundred years ago during the Song Dynasty.

But is it real, or all in her imagination.

Praise for Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society:

'an exciting and empowering adventure story' Magpies
By:   Adeline Yen Mah
Imprint:   Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 199mm
Weight:   240g
ISBN:   9781741146363
ISBN 10:   1741146364
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   01 September 2009
Recommended Age:   From 10
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Adeline Yen Mah is the author of the bestsellers Falling Leaves, Chinese Cinderella (based on her extraordinary childhood and difficult family circumstances), Watching the Tree, A Thousand Pieces of Gold, Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society, and China: Land of Emperors and Dragons.

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