Round is a Mooncake

Round is a Mooncake

A Book of Shapes

Roseanne Thong, Grace Lin


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A little girl's neighborhood becomes a discovery ground of things round, square and rectangular. Many of the objects are Asian in origin, other universal: round rice bowls and a found pebble, square dim sum and pizza boxes, rectangular Chinese lace and very special pencil case. Bright art accompanies this lively introduction to shapes and short glossary explains the cultural significance of the objects featured in the book.


Roseanne Thong:
Roseanne Thong is an English teacher who divides her time between Southern California and Hong Kong.

Grace Lin graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design.