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Five Candied Plums Titles Recently Reviewed by Outside In World
2017-12-08

Five of Candied Plums titles have been recently reviewed by “Outside in World”, a London-based organization dedicated to promoting and exploring world literature and children's books in translation. They find the most exciting books from all over the world and introduce them to the widest audiences, enabling them to broaden their reading experience and explore different cultures through books. 

Here are excerpts from the reviews.

Express Delivery from Dinosaur World

Express Delivery from Dinosaur World is a beautifully designed book, with meticulous attention to detail in both the illustrations and the fold-outs, lift-the-flaps and acetate sheets; all of which combine to make this a masterful book.”

Who Wants Candied Hawberries?

“A magical heart-warming tale with charming expressive watercolour-and–coloured-pencil artwork that really captures the atmosphere of the wintery Beijing streets.”

 Buddy Is So Annoying

“… it’s the brash expressive gouache paintings, with their unusual palette of blue, brown and orange, that provide the vibrant colour and comical expressions that carry this humorous and appealing story about the importance of friendship.”

 Picking Turnips

Picking Turnips is a refreshing twist on a traditional tale that is sure to capture children’s imagination.”

 Little Rabbit's Questions

“This is a beautiful, philosophical story, expertly translated by award-winning translator Helen Wang with gorgeous emotive artwork.” 

Please visit “Outside In World” for the full reviews.