Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts

Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts

Series: Literary Cookbook
Genre: Shaoli Wang
Tag: All books
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Publication Year: January 2015
Illustrator: Shaoli Wang
ISBN: 9781896580685

Rights sold to USA.

About the Book

In this enchanting collection of fairy tales, a glorious procession of characters—peasants, ghosts, merchants, demons, villagers and kings—make their appearance. The stories all feature food prominently; and each tale is followed by a simple recipe for a classic Chinese dish relevant to the story. The dazzling illustrations by Shaoli Wang offer a wealth of cultural detail.

This book is a unique treasure that will delight readers and cooks across the generations.

Praise for Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts:

“The symbiosis between the recipes and the stories is impressive.” — School Library Journal

“A delightfully quirky hybrid of fables and recipes that will satisfy those hungry for both knowledge and culinary inspiration.” — Quill & Quire


Winner of 2015 Gourmond Awards, Best Cookbook of the Year

About the Illustrator:

Born and raised in Quing Dao, China, Shaoli Wang now lives in Vancouver, BC. Her picture book, Bamboo, with Paul Yee was a finalist for the BC Book Prize and garnered much critical acclaim.


About the Author
Paul Yee

had his first book for children published in 1983. His most recent book, The Three Sisters, is his tenth title with Tradewind Books. Yee's books have won numerous prizes, including a Governor General’s Award, and his body of work was recognized by the Metcalf Award in 2012.

Paul lives in Toronto now, but much of this writing is set in Canada’s west coast.