The Nian Monster

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The Nian Monster

Written by:

Andrea Wang

Illustrated By:

Alina Chau

Published:

December 1, 2016

Publisher:

Albert Whitman & Company

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Summary

Tong tong! The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. With horns, scales, and wide, wicked jaws, Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with Xingling! The old tricks to keep him away don't work on Nian anymore, but Xingling is clever. Will her quick thinking be enough to save the city from the Nian Monster?

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