Two Bicycles in Beijing

One, two; yi, er. Side by side, two bicycles, Lunzi and Huangche, come out of the factory. Side by side, they watch the city of Beijing from their shop window. Then a young girl comes in and buys Huangche, rolling him away from Lunzi! With the help of a delivery boy, Lunzi begins an epic race to find her friend that introduces readers to all the sights and sounds of Beijing.

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  • 32 Pages
  • 8" x 10"
  • 9780807507643
  • April 2020

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Reviews

  • Robeson’s spare text is poetic, while Wu’s hazy illustrations lend a reminiscent feel. Young readers are given the opportunity to learn a few Chinese words sprinkled throughout the text. Even better, they can indulge in warm feelings of friendship and how wonderful it is to be two.

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Illustrator

Junyi Wu