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Tye May and the Magic Brush by Molly Bang

Tye May and the Magic Brush

by Molly Bang

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This was a pretty good little Chinese folk tale. I especially liked that the emperor was expelled without some great drawn out battle scene. It was justice with a sense of scale. Altogether, it was a nice piece of storytelling, and the illustrations though minimalist were very well done. I enjoyed them at least. ( )
  matthewbloome | May 19, 2013 |
This book is more approriate for older studnets. It is a long book, that requires patience to finish. ( )
  meotoole | Nov 17, 2009 |
This book is about a little Chinese girl named Tye May who is very poor. She wants a paint brush so she can draw. One night in a dream, a woman appeared to her and gave her a brush. She started painting things and they would come to life. The Emperor demanded she paint something for him after he was very mean to Tye May. She painted an ocean, a boat, and winds so the Emperor got swept off to sea to a deserted island. ( )
  cpage_07 | Oct 4, 2009 |
An easy chapter book that has great meaning behind it. Teaches a lesson about why people should not be greedy and that good things happen to good people. Also teaches that cruel actions will come back to haunt you. Fun illustrations throughout the book. ( )
  lwmasters | Sep 15, 2009 |
This was one of my favorite books as a kid. It's a Chinese version of Harold and the Purple Crayon. Beautifully illustrated. ( )
  Gwendydd | Aug 1, 2008 |
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In a dream a poor orphan is given a brush that brings to life everything she paints.

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In a dream a poor orphan is given a brush that brings to life everything she paints.

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