Featured books by Yumi Heo

Books illustrated by Yumi Heo

Henry's First-Moon Birthday

Henry's First-Moon Birthday

By: Lenore Look
Illustrated by: Yumi Heo
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader

Product Description: Jenny's baby brother Henry is having his one-month birthday — his first-moon, as it's called in Chinese. And even though Jenny's sure he doesn't deserve it (all Henry does is sleep, eat, and cry) there's a big celebration planned for him. Together, Jenny and her grandma get everything ready, from dyeing eggs a lucky red to preparing pigs' feet and ginger soup. And someday, when Henry's old enough to appreciate all her hard work, Jenny will tell him how lucky he was to have her in charge.

Henry's First Moon Birthday

Henry’s First Moon Birthday

By: Lenore Look
Illustrated by: Yumi Heo
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction

Jen helps her Chinese-American family get ready for the traditional celebration of her brother Henry’s one-month birthday. Lively, stylized illustrations move the story at a quick pace to its satisfying conclusion.

Polka Dot Penguin Pottery

Polka Dot Penguin Pottery

By: Lenore Look
Illustrated by: Yumi Heo
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

Aspen Colorado Kim Chee Lee finds a cure for her writer's block in a unique pottery class. Child-like illustrations and text are presented in calendar-like orientation.

Uncle Peter's Amazing Chinese Wedding

Uncle Peter's Amazing Chinese Wedding

By: Lenore Look
Illustrated by: Yumi Heo
Age Level: 6-9
Reading Level: Independent Reader
Genre: Fiction

Jenny's favorite uncle, Uncle Peter, is getting married. Now Jenny won't be his only "special girl" any longer; she'll have to share him with Stella! But Peter's bride is as happy to have a new niece as she is beautiful and wins Jenny over. Child-like illustrations reflect the traditions and warmth of this Chinese American family.

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