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Yeh-Shen

Yeh-Shen

by Ai-Ling Louie Illustrated by Ed Young

This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince, is based on ancient Chinese manuscripts written 1000 years before the earliest European version.

Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
4.6
Lexile Measure
840L
DRA
38
Guided Reading
P
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Ai-Ling Louie Born in New York City, Ai-Ling Louie graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and received her graduate degree from Wheelock College.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Ed Young Author and Illustrator Ed Young won the 1990 Caldecott Medal for his book, Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China.

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