Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas


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A favorite fairy tale set in a bustling contemporary Chinatown.

It's Chinese New Year, and Goldy Luck’s mother wants her to take a plate of turnip cakes to the neighbors. The Chans aren’t home, but that doesn’t stop Goldy from trying out their rice porridge, their chairs, and their beds—with disastrous results.

In this funny and festive retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Natasha Yim and Grace Zong introduce a plucky heroine who takes responsibility for her actions and makes a new friend (and a whole plate of turnip cakes!), just in time for Chinese New Year.

Includes back matter about Chinese New Year and a recipe for turnip cakes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580896535
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 224,275
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Natasha Yim is the author of Sacajawea of the Shoshone (Goosebottom, 2012), Cixi, "The Dragon Empress" (Goosebottom, 2001), and Otto’s Rainy Day. She lives in Ukiah, California, with her family.

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When Goldy Luck was born, her mother said, "Year of the Golden Dragon--very lucky year. This child will have good luck." "She has a face as round as a gold coin," said her father. "This child will bring great wealth." But Goldy had neither great wealth nor good luck. In fact, she could never seem to keep money in her piggy bank, and she had a bad habit of breaking things.


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