Antonia gets her wish when her parents return to China to bring home a Mei Mei, or younger sister, for her.
In the midst of a fearsome blizzard, a weary traveler seeks refuge from the cold “Good evening, Father, I’m so glad I found you. Would you, by any chance, have a room where I could spend the night?” “Oh,” said the old man. “I’m not the father of the house, You’ll have to ask my father. […]
Lyrical text and illustrations featuring Chinese characters and paper collage introduce the beauty and richness of China.