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And then she gives Mimi a set of “Empress Cassia pastels”.
El Jardn de la Emperatriz Casia – Gabrielle Wang
The garden disappeared one day and is believed to float between heaven and earth. The story has this timeless, classic quality to it that made me devour every page of this little, pretty book. But I’d had hardin eye on “The Garden of the Empress Cassia” for a while, and the combined recommendation of Kirsty and Erin was what I needed to take it off the shelf and take it home.
This sweet story emphasizes the confusion felt by a girl who just wants to fit in. This is the kind of novella I am certain younger readers would appreciate. This book was a great idea, but the writing was quite bland and the structure of the story was off. Books by Gabrielle Wang.
I think the characters are greatly developed including the minor ones though words and pages are used There is a very genuine Chinese feel to this charming tale about Mimi, a Chinese-Australian young girl who received the most fascinating gift- a set of magical oil pastels.
I think the characters are greatly eo including the minor ones though words and pages are used sparingly.
Gabrielle Wang’s “The Garden of Empress Cassia” is a slim novel packed full of ideas the authors poses to the reader. I honestly enjoyed this. When her art teacher gives her a box of enchanted pastels, Mimi is transported through her drawings to a magical garden between heaven and earth.
There seems no end to Mimi’s misery Of course not all is gray and grim in Mimi’s world. Since then she has written 16 books for children and young adults. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. In her twenties Gabrielle lived in China and Taiwan where she studied Chinese language, traditional painting and calligraphy.
And this is is where the captivating story begins. dr
Mimi is jarddin up with being different from the other children at school and wants to fit in. I read this book when I was little, I loved it.
Thanks to Puget Sound Council for this review copy. Aug 05, Jaq rated it really liked it. Synopsis Product Details About the Author Shipping Mimi is a nice Chinese girl who lives in Australia and who doesn’t understand why her parents transmit her Chinese customs and traditions.
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Garden Of Empress Cassia by Gabrielle Wang
Apr 28, Tia-louise rated it it was amazing. The central character 12 year Mimi is awash with the uncomfortable feelings of parents whose Chinese heritage of heavily Mandarin influenced English accent, cutltural traditions of celebrating New Years and smell o What makes this novel by Gabrielle Wang so intriguing is that she mixes reality, fantasy, and doses of philosophy on the origins of good and evil in equal parts.
Jacob meets her dead husband George, Mrs. But the pastels are ancient, mysterious and powerful, and in the wrong hands, can be very dangerous. This sweet story emphasizes the confusion felt by a girl who just wa Preteen Chinese-Australian Mimi is embarrassed of her Asian heritage.
Needless to say, I will be reading that one. Your alerts can be managed through your account. The reader gets the message that some individuals will attempt to use her gifts for their own selfish pursuits and usually at the destruction of others. I would like to receive emails with the latest releases, great offers and exclusive content Privacy Collection Statement.
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She is given a magical box of pastels that create a garden where people are healed from their worries and fears without realizing it. She said that the inspiration for the story was an incident that had happened when she was a child. Apr 30, Miriam rated it it was ok Shelves: Health Fitness International Subscriptions. A good chapter book with vocabulary appropriate for upper elementary students.
There is a very genuine Chinese feel to this charming tale about Mimi, a Chinese-Australian young girl who received the most fascinating gift- a set of magical oil pastels. It’s a Younger Readers book – mid-late Primary and early Secondary – of a sort of Gabrielle Wang generally was recommended to me by Kirsty Murray and Erin-from-Penguin Books, both of whom sang praises of Wang’s new book The Ghost in my Suitcase coming out later this year.
The plot was fascinating,the author used her artistic vision to create an enchanting story. Wang’s writing is simple in style, but it belies a complexity of ideas that stir like an underwater current just under the surface.