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The Emperor and the Kite
Look Inside. Jul 20, ISBN years. Apr 05, ISBN years. Largely ignored by her own family, Princess Djeow Seow spends her days playing with a kite made from paper and sticks. But when the Emperor is imprisoned in a high tower, only the Princess can save the day, flying her kite high up into the sky to rescue her father.? A familiar jewel polished to unaccustomed brilliance.? It is rare to find a book where the beauty of the language and image are so finely meshed as in this tale of loyalty and love.?
The story, written by Yolen, is told in present tense from the a third person point of view a third person narrative and takes the form of a short story of 32 pages. A lot of this story is centralized upon the daughter and how everyone's opinion changes once the daughter does something amazing. The illustrations by Young, which also precede and follow the text, include a very detailed and traditional style of art that follows very closely to the actions that are being presented in the text. In ancient China there is an emperor who has four sons and three daughters that meant the world to him. He later on has a fourth daughter named Djeow Seow. This emperor barely pays attention to the small and young Djeow Seow.
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Before Teaching 1. Please do not read this to the students. This is a description for teachers, about the big ideas and key understanding that students should take away after completing this task. Big Ideas and Key Understandings A small person can make a big difference. Synopsis The emperor has seven children of which the youngest, Djeow Seow, is the smallest. Djeow Seow is considered insignificant by her brothers, sisters and most importantly her father.