Picture Books

THE MAIDEN IN THE MOOR

The Maiden on the Moor

(Morrow, 1995)
Two shepherd brothers find a maiden sleeping on a frozen moor. The kind and lonely brother brings her to his house. Day after day, he and his dogs keep watch over her. One night as he sleeps, she awakes and is transformed into a snow goose. But the shepherd is rewarded for his kindness with a new love.
Illustrated by Troy Howell.

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THE PALACE OF THE OCEAN KING

In the Palace of the Ocean King

(Atheneum, 1995)
At a duke’s castle, Mariana meets and falls in love with Sylvain. When his ship is wrecked, she, who is afraid of water, must dive to the depths of the sea to rescue him from the powerful Ocean King.
Illustrated by Ted Rand.

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THE PAINTED FAN

The Painted Fan

(Morrow, 1994)
When the evil Lord Shang bans all the fans in his realm, Bright Willow manages to save hers, a magical heirloom passed down through generations, and uses it to defeat the villain, rescue her love, Seahorse, and reunite the divided houses of Li and Chen.
Illustrated by Wenhai Ma.

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CHESTER, THE OUT OF WORK DOG

Chester, The Out of Work Dog

(Holt, 1992)
When Chester’s family moves from the country to the city, the poor border collie is out-of-work. Desperately missing his sheep, he tries to herd everything in sight, with disastrous consequences, until he finally gets a new and most satisfying job.
Illustrated by Cat Bowman Smith.

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THE GOLDEN HEART OF WINTER

The Golden Heart of Winter

(Morrow, 1991)
To help him choose the next master of the forge, a blacksmith sends his three sons on a quest to bring him back something of value. Kindly Half, the youngest, stops in a magical wood to free an imprisoned raven, who tells him the secret of the most precious object in the world: the Golden Heart of Winter, a glowing heart that beats beneath the ground so that spring will follow winter forever and Life will rule equally with Death. When his two greedy brothers dig up the Heart, it is up to Half to rescue it and save his land from ruin.
Illustrated by Robert Rayevsky.

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THE MAIDEN IN THE MOOR

The Maiden on the Moor

(Morrow, 1995)
Two shepherd brothers find a maiden sleeping on a frozen moor. The kind and lonely brother brings her to his house. Day after day, he and his dogs keep watch over her. One night as he sleeps, she awakes and is transformed into a snow goose. But the shepherd is rewarded for his kindness with a new love.
Illustrated by Troy Howell.

Read More »
THE PALACE OF THE OCEAN KING

In the Palace of the Ocean King

(Atheneum, 1995)
At a duke’s castle, Mariana meets and falls in love with Sylvain. When his ship is wrecked, she, who is afraid of water, must dive to the depths of the sea to rescue him from the powerful Ocean King.
Illustrated by Ted Rand.

Read More »
THE PAINTED FAN

The Painted Fan

(Morrow, 1994)
When the evil Lord Shang bans all the fans in his realm, Bright Willow manages to save hers, a magical heirloom passed down through generations, and uses it to defeat the villain, rescue her love, Seahorse, and reunite the divided houses of Li and Chen.
Illustrated by Wenhai Ma.

Read More »
CHESTER, THE OUT OF WORK DOG

Chester, The Out of Work Dog

(Holt, 1992)
When Chester’s family moves from the country to the city, the poor border collie is out-of-work. Desperately missing his sheep, he tries to herd everything in sight, with disastrous consequences, until he finally gets a new and most satisfying job.
Illustrated by Cat Bowman Smith.

Read More »
THE GOLDEN HEART OF WINTER

The Golden Heart of Winter

(Morrow, 1991)
To help him choose the next master of the forge, a blacksmith sends his three sons on a quest to bring him back something of value. Kindly Half, the youngest, stops in a magical wood to free an imprisoned raven, who tells him the secret of the most precious object in the world: the Golden Heart of Winter, a glowing heart that beats beneath the ground so that spring will follow winter forever and Life will rule equally with Death. When his two greedy brothers dig up the Heart, it is up to Half to rescue it and save his land from ruin.
Illustrated by Robert Rayevsky.

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