The Chinese folktale Grandfather Tang’s Story told here by Ann Tompert uses ancient Chinese puzzles and beautiful watercolor illustrations. When Little Soo asks her grandfather for a story, grandfather Tang uses tangram pieces to start the story. And then a couple magic fox fairies jump to life and the story really gets started.
June 8, 2019
A tangram puzzle consists of seven pieces — five triangles and two quadrilaterals made from one square. Tangrams originated in China hundreds of years ago. They traveled to Europe in the 1800’s, where they gained…
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