The Seven Chinese Brothers

by Margaret Mahy, Illustrated By Mou-Sien Tseng

Scholastic Paperbacks
July 1992

Ages 4 – 8 . Grades PreK – 3

Library of Congress: 88033668

Lexile measure: AD820L

DRA: 38

Guided Reading: P



A magnificently illustrated and authentic retelling of the classic Chinese folktale of the seven brothers and their supernatural gifts. "Exceptional." - School Library Journal, starred review
Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) worked as a librarian in her native New Zealand before becoming a full-time writer in 1980. Beloved by generations of readers, she wrote over 150 books for children and young adults, and in 2006, she received the Hans Christian Andersen Award (the "Nobel Prize of children's books") for her contribution to children's literature.


Paperback / softback

Perfect-bound Paperback

ISBN: 9780590420570

40pp. | 10 x 8