To Grandmother's House: A Visit to Old-Town Beijing

To Grandmother's House: A Visit to Old-Town Beijing

Hardcover(English and Mandarin)

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To Grandmother's House: A Visit to Old-Town Beijing by Douglas Keister

Journey through Beijing and the magical hutong neighborhood with a young Chinese girl, Zhang Yue, her cousin, and her waipo—Mandarin for “maternal grandmother”—for a day of adventure and tradition in the new book To Grandmother’s House.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423602835
Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date: 11/30/2007
Edition description: English and Mandarin
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Chico, California-based photographer Douglas Keister has photographed twenty-two award-winning, critically acclaimed books. His seventeen books on architecture include four books on Victorian homes (Daughter's of Painted Ladies, Painted Ladies Revisited, America's Painted Ladies and Victorian Glory); three books on bungalow homes (The Bungalow, Inside the Bungalow and Outside the Bungalow), a book on 1920s whimsical homes (Storybook Style) a book about cemetery art and architecture (Going Out in Style), a book on Spanish architecture, (Red Tile Style), six books on bungalow details and Classic Cottages, that will be published by Gibbs Smith Publisher in the Spring of 2004. Keister photographed and wrote an award winning children's book (Fernando's Gift), has two monographs of his personal work (Black Rock and Driftwood Whimsy), a book on classic travel trailers, (Ready to Roll) and a book on cemetery symbolism, Stories in Stone: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Cemetery Symbolism, that will be published by Gibbs Smith Publisher in the Spring of 2004. His wealth of books on architecture has earned him the title, "America's most noted photographer of historic architecture."

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