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"Mela ends up in trouble when her little boat is swept into the dense jungle. She offers each animal she meets a prize for helping her find her way home, but the animals take their rewards without helping--then an elephant shows Mela that kindness is its own reward. Includes facts about Thailand."--|cProvided by publisher
A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.
After losing his kite on a windy day, Nu Dang spends the rest of the day paddling around in his boat searching for the lost kite
A passing peddler gives Miss Moon a "seed" that might grow a paper flower tree and, although the villagers scoff, the little girl believes her seed will sprout
Spoiled and vain, Aree cannot decide which of her many silken dresses and lavish jewels to wear to the dance, so she wears them all
In a village in Thailand where everyone makes umbrellas, young Noot dreams of painting the most beautiful one and leading the annual parade as Umbrella Queen, but her unconventional designs displease her parents