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Home Gardening International Subscriptions. The balance that results makes this primarily fantasy novel, “The Garden of Empress Cassaia”, an altogether enjoyable book. The crayons in the gifted hands of Mimi not only inspire mardin to new heights of creative imagination, Mimi creates a theme for the seasons titled ‘Four Seasons in a Day’, but the beauty is emperatrz crowds who marvel at her ability to capture in such a realistic way the serenity of a peaceful garden through the theme of changing seasons.

Unfortunatley, her father thinks this ability is a waste of her energy and that Mimi is not only being willful, but recklesss with her future, and dishonoring her ancestors in the process. Her stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with a touch of fantasy. She is given a set of magical pastels which allows certain people to “enter” the paintings she draws on the sidewalk.

No No, I don’t need my Bookworld details anymore. Mimi’s Garden of the Empress Cassia can in the wrong hands, Gemma, be used for evil as well.


Her school mates notice these differences and call her Smelly-Loo. Continue with Facebook Continue with Twitter.

There is a very genuine Chinese feel to this charming tale about Mimi, a Chinese-Australian young girl who received the most fascinating gift- a set of magical oil pastels. Chet rated it liked it Feb 09, Nov 13, Rebekah rated it it was amazing Shelves: And this is is where the captivating story begins.

Mimi Lu doesn’t like being Chinese. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Don’t have an account? I honestly enjoyed this. Sign up with Facebook Sign up with Twitter. To top it off, Mimi has a fantastic ability and love for drawing and painting.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Synopsis Product Details About the Author Shipping Mimi is a nice Chinese girl who lives in Australia and who doesn’t understand why her parents transmit her Chinese customs and traditions.

Mimi, the main character, doesn’t like being and feeling different than the other children.

Be the first to ask a question about Garden Of Empress Cassia. Mimi doesn’t like the fact that not only does her house smell different because of the traditional Chinese foods cooked there, but that she doesn’t even have a house and yard like her friends. This lovely short novel really brings images to the mind. The central character 12 year Mimi is awash with the uncomfortable feelings ejperatriz parents whose Chinese lz of heavily Mandarin influenced English accent, cutltural traditions of celebrating New Years and smell of dumplings, rice, and noodles is making Mimi’s transition from childhood to adolescence e,peratriz more of challenge.


Published by Puffin first published January 1st Still, a good, quick read for children on the topic of bullying and embracing your heritage. Thanks for supporting an Australian owned and operated business!

She is given a magical box of pastels that create a garden where people are healed from their worries and fears without realizing it.

Garden Of Empress Cassia

Gabrielle Wang Olga Cuellar. Followed by our dad,and then my daughter. I think the characters are greatly developed including the minor ones though words and pages are used There is a very genuine Chinese feel to this charming tale about Mimi, a Chinese-Australian young girl who received the most fascinating gift- a set of magical oil pastels.

Mimi has one advocate in teacher and fellow artist Mrs. Mish rated it it was ok Sep 13, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Jarfin account. A jealous classmate steals the pastels and Mimi fears harm will come to the girl.

Her parents own a herbalist store where the local townsfolk come in for natural remedies for their aches and pains. Aug 05, Michelle rated it liked it.