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Grass House

by Cao Wenxuan

Publisher: Daylight Publishing House

Date Published: 2011/10/01

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ISBN: 978-7-5016-0509-5




This is nearly the most famous children's novel in China, it affects the two generation of children, since its publication has been reprinted 160 times and sold more than 10,000,000 copies. The boy Sangsang passed six unforgettable years of school life at You Ma Di Primary School, witnessing or directly taking part in a series of seemingly ordinary but moving and stirring stories: the pure affection between boys and girls, the sorrow and elegance of unfortunate youngster stuggling against adversity, the brave perseverance of the disabled boy holding on to his dignity, the deep and graceful understanding of life during experiences of death, the brighr personality of the aged radiating in the last moments of life, the intricate but poetic romantic entanglements between adults…

Cao Wenxuan:2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award winner, professor at Peking University, member of national committee of Chinese Writers Association, vice president of Beijing Writers Association. He has created many well-received novels, such as Grass Hut, Bronze and Sunflower, Goats Never Eat Paradise Grass and Fire Mark, , among which Grass Hut has been reprinted over 300 times and sold over 10,000,000 copies. He also wrote series stories like Legends of the Biblion, My Son Pi Ka, and Dingding Dangan. He has won National Books Award, Excellent Work Prize of Five One Project Awards, Chinese Book Awards, Golden Award of Soong Ching-ling Literature Award, Chinese Excellent Children’s Literature Award and Bingxin Children’s Literature Award etc. His creative works were respectively translated into English, French, German, Sweden, Japanese and Korean etc. In the meantime, he has built close relations with prestigious writers, Illustrators and publishers in the world and initiated international cooperative projects like “Chinese and foreign co-publishing project” and “Chinese Story Seeds & World’s Illustration Flowers”.

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