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Grasse, Wolfgang written and illustrated by, MAI TZU AND THE KITE EMPEROR

Grasse, Wolfgang - written and illustrated by: MAI-TZU AND THE KITE EMPEROR , Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1973

Hardback, first edition, 1973, white cloth boards with crimson titling to front and spine, unclipped d/w in very good condition with one repaired 1" tear to fold line, 48 pages, lovely colour illustrations, 11.25" x 8.5". Minor discolouration to covers at edges, light general wear overall, small piece of white paper stuck to fep.The sky is filled with beautiful kites being flown by children, but little Mai-tzu is too poor to buy one and must build his own. He takes his home-made kite out into the fields and lies back on the grass to watch it fly. Suddenly, a sailing ship with wings appears between the clouds. Shortly after, an arrow shoots through the air shattering Mai-tzu's kite to the ground. The Kite Emperor then descends and asks Mai-tzu to come with him to his palace where he may choose any one of the beautiful kites for his own.Wolfgang Grasse has created a fairy tale in which text and illustrations match each other in delicacy and detail. (Book ref. 332 )  £ 65.00

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