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Friends Are Friends, Forever (Hardcover)

Friends Are Friends, Forever By Dane Liu, Lynn Scurfield (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dane Liu, Lynn Scurfield (Illustrator)
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January/February 2022 Kids Indie Next List


“Although the story features Lunar New Year celebrations, this book will be one to enjoy year-round, with a sweet story of friendships and the value of shared experiences.”
— Tegan Tigani, Queen Anne Book Company, Seattle, WA

Description


A picture book based on the author's own immigration story, the infinite impact of friendship, and passing on love and kindness around the world.

On a snowy Lunar New Year’s Eve in Northeastern China, it’s Dandan’s last night with Yueyue. Tomorrow, she moves to America. The two best friends have a favorite wintertime tradition: crafting paper-cut snowflakes, freezing them outside, and hanging them as ornaments.

As they say goodbye, Yueyue presses red paper and a spool of thread into Dandan’s hands so that she can carry on their tradition. But in her new home, Dandan has no one to enjoy the gift with—until a friend comes along.

About the Author


Dane Liu was born in China and spent her teenage years in the U.S. and Canada. In 2018, We Need Diverse Books awarded her a year-long mentorship. Friends Are Friends, Forever is her first picture book, and she lives in Portland, Oregon.



Lynn Scurfield is a mixed media illustrator based just outside of Toronto, Canada, who has worked on a variety of projects in newspapers, magazines, comics, and children's publishing. Her books include Friends Are Friends, Forever and Hold That Thought!


Product Details
ISBN: 9781250778185
ISBN-10: 1250778182
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Publication Date: January 4th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: English