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Demi

Demi

Demi, along with her husband, Tze-si Huang, has been a practicing Buddhist for more than twenty years. She is the author and illustrator of many children's books, including Firebird, The Dalai Lama, Buddha, and The Dragon’s Tale. Her book The Empty Pot was selected by former First Lady Barbara Bush in 1990 as one of the books to be read on the ABC Radio Network Program Mrs. Bush's Story Time. Demi was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and started drawing at an early age. She lives in Carnation, Washington.

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Marie Curie
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Marie Curie

Demi
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Celebrated author and artist Demi beautifully portrays the life and story of Marie Curie, the revolutionary scientist and winner of two Nobel Prizes.

Maria Salomea Sklodowaska was born on November...

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The Shady Tree
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The Shady Tree

Demi
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A beautiful companion to Demi's classic The Empty Pot.
In this new Chinese fable, Ping returns and deals with the selfish and greedy Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful...

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Florence Nightingale
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Florence Nightingale

Demi; illustrations by Demi
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Florence Nightingale revolutionized the world of medicine by emphasizing cleanliness, food that was hot and nutritious, and organization in hospitals. What began as an attempt to make army hospitals...

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The Dalai Lama
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The Dalai Lama

Demi; Illustrated by the author
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Included is a foreword written by The Dalai Lama.

When the thirteenth Dalai Lama died in 1933, the highest holy men in Tibet searched throughout the land for his successor. They were...

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Buddha Stories
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Buddha Stories

Demi; Illustrated by the author
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

A golden goose demonstrates the wealth of kindness.

A rabbit learns not to believe everything he hears.

Throughout the ages, moral tales have been passed down from one generation to the...

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The Empty Pot
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The Empty Pot

Demi; Illustrated by the Author
Square Fish
Square Fish

The Empty Pot is Demi's beloved picture book about an honest schoolboy

A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom.

The...

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Liang and the Magic Paintbrush
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Liang and the Magic Paintbrush

Demi; Illustrated by the Author
Square Fish
Square Fish

When a poor boy in China receives a magical paintbrush, everything he paints turns to life. But the wicked emperor wants to capture the boy when he hears the news. The story will excite readers as...

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