Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Beijing

Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Beijing

By: Clare Farrow (author), Guo Yue (author), Helen Cann (illustrator)Hardback

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Launch title for Barefoot Young Fiction Program. Publication in early summer ties in with Olympic Games. With Beijing set as the location, there is an unprecedented interest in China. Guo Yue grew up in Beijing at the time of the Cultural Revolution. The book is a semi-autobiographical account, based on the author's experiences. Afterword offers an explanation of what the Cultural Revolution meant for the author, his family and the Chinese people. Helen Cann has worked closely with the authors to create an authentic visual representation of Beijing as it wasin the 1960s.

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About Author

Guo Yue grew up in Beijing at the time of the Cultural Revolution. He is now a renowned flautist and composer whose music is published by Peter Gabriel's Real World label, Cultural Revolution. Clare Farrow is a writer and journalist specializing in modern contemporary art. She is also the co-author of Music, Food and Love which she wrote with her husband Guo Yue. Helen Cann has worked as an illustrator and artist, exhibiting in several European countries. She has illustrated various Barefoot Books including The Barefoot Book of Dance Stories.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781846861130
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781846861130
  • ISBN10: 1846861136

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