Lin Yi's Lantern - Brenda Williams, Benjamin Lacombe
Meet Lin Yi — a little boy with a big heart and a talent for bargaining. He wants to buy himself a red rabbit lantern at the market for the moon festival tonight; but first, he must buy the things his mother needs. Will he be able to save enough money on his mother’s needs to buy the lantern? This heartwarming story shows the practical use of maths in everyday life and the rewards of putting others first. Features educational notes at the end about the Chinese moon festival, life in rural China and the legend of the moon fairy.
Brenda Williams, a former elementary school English teacher, is now a highly regarded children’s poet. Benjamin Lacombe is an illustrator living in Paris. He graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs de Paris (ENSAD), while also working in advertising and in animation. He has since illustrated many comic book series and children’s books.
- Suitable for 5-9 year olds