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Author Zhao, Guangchao.
Title In the Forbidden City / [written by Chiu Kwong-chiu ; designed and illustrated by Design and Cultural Studies Workshop ; translation by Ben Wang].
Pub Info New York : China Institute in America, 2014.
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 Nantucket-Childrens  J 951.156 KWO     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm. + 1 magnifying glass
Note Some of tucked-in leaves folded.
Summary "Serving as the seat of imperial power for six centuries, the Forbidden City is one of China's most famous and enigmatic landmarks. Accompanied by a mischievous cat, readers will tour this colossal architectural structure, discovering the secrets hidden inside the palace walls. They will encounter the people who have walked through its halls and gardens, including emperors, empresses, and rebel leaders, and hear exciting tales about the power struggles and intrigues of everyday life. This large format book conveys the grandeur of the Forbidden City through highly detailed line drawings of its buildings, gardens, and courtyards with numerous foldout spreads. Each page is populated by a large variety of characters and peppered with entertaining anecdotes. Every book includes a plastic magnifying glass for looking at the drawings more closely." -- Publisher's description.
Subject Forbidden City (Beijing, China) -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Wang, Ben (Translator), translator.
Design Cultural Studies Workshop, illustrator.
ISBN 9780989377607 (hardcover)
0989377601 (hardcover)
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