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In the Forbidden City / [written by Chiu Kwong-chiu ; designed and illustrated by Design and Cultural Studies Workshop Limited ; translation by Ben Wang].

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Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Series Information

We all live in the Forbidden City.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main J 951 KWO (Text) 840191002179112 Children's Nonfiction - Lower Level Temporarily Unavailable -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello J 951.156 Z HOA (Text) 37743002111054 Children Picture Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library J 951.156 ZHA (Text) 78551000371062 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J951.156 ZHAO (Text) 39231033136934 Children's Non-Fiction Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 951 ZHAO (Text) 39206021113756 J Non-Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library J 951.156 KWO (Text) 70621000432184 Juvenile - Non-Fiction Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton J 951.156 Zha (Text) 30890000549939 Youth Non-Fiction Youth room, Lower level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780989377607 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 0989377601 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 magnifying glass.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : China Institute, 2014.

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General Note:
Some of tucked-in leaves folded.
Summary, etc.:
"Serving as the seat of imperial power for six centuries, the Forbidden City is one of China's most famous and enigmatic landmarks. Accompanied by a mischievous cat, readers will tour this colossal architectural structure, discovering the secrets hidden inside the palace walls. They will encounter the people who have walked through its halls and gardens, including emperors, empresses, and rebel leaders, and hear exciting tales about the power struggles and intrigues of everyday life. This large format book conveys the grandeur of the Forbidden City through highly detailed line drawings of its buildings, gardens, and courtyards with numerous foldout spreads. Each page is populated by a large variety of characters and peppered with entertaining anecdotes. Every book includes a plastic magnifying glass for looking at the drawings more closely." -- Publisher's description.
Subject: Forbidden City (Beijing, China) > Juvenile literature.

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