The book applies the unique method of embroidery patch and cloth cutting embroidery. The fabric used is cotton and linen, both machine-woven and hand-woven. The dyeing methods are Scrape pulp dyeing, batik and tie-dyeing, as well as dyeing with tool holders by the author. Collage techniques and multi-layered cloth dyeing effect add dimension to theillustrations, making them unique andartistic.
The 5th Picture Book Award Winning Books
- Author：Zhang Ning
- Illustrator：Zhang Ning
- Publisher：Jieli Publishing House
- Age Range：3 - 6
- Publication Date：9-2016
Zhang Ning was graduated from China University of Petroleum. She worked for Sinopec. She later worked as a graphic editor at Han Sheng Magazine and edited many books, such as “Qingming”, “Cicheng．Ningbo ricecake” “Guo Dong Cun” and “Yu Yuancun”. Being an editor, she got to know more about the traditional folks art and was very impressed by it. After her resignation from Han Sheng in 2009, she started creating children picture books.