Piece by Piece

$19.95

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In celebration of Lunar New Year, for every Piece by Piece book sold in the shop throughout the month of February, PEM will donate a copy to local libraries and children's organizations.


Words by Susan Tan
Pictures by Justine Wong

I feel the sun shining down on me and my smile beams the open sky.

I twirl like the dragons on the window screens, winding and free.

I soar like the sparrows in the courtyard, leaping up to peer over the edge of the pool.

I think of Nainai and anything’s possible.

In this debut picture book by author Susan Tan and illustrator Justine Wong, Emmy Wu loses her beloved blanket, made especially for her by her grandmother, Nainai, on a trip to the Yin Yu Tang house at the Peabody Essex Museum. Looking high and low, she winds up on a magical journey of discovery and wonder. But will she find her blanket before it’s too late? Remembering Nainai’s wisdom, she has not only good luck but the love of her family, too.

Susan Tan grew up visiting museums with her grandmother, an art historian, who encouraged her love for art and story. She is the author of Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire, Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book Is a Classic, and Cilla Lee-Jenkins: The Epic Story. Susan lives in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.

Justine Wong is an illustrator and multimedia artist living in Toronto with her two cats, Kumo and Opal. She loves to travel in search of new forms, landscapes, and feelings to draw. Justine’s work has appeared in the New York Times, Monocle, and Lucky Peach.

"Published by the museum, this well-researched and engaging intergenerational picture book will encourage cultural, architectural, and archaeological curiosity." —School Library Journal

SKU #96
11h × 9 1/2”w
Peabody Essex Museum / Six Foot Press, 2019
ISBN 9780875772394 (hardcover)
Ages 4–8
40 pages with color illustrations
Hardcover with dust jacket

SHIPPING
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International shipping is offered on case-by-case basis. Please email us at contactus@pem.org to inquire.


CURBSIDE PICKUP
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  1. Shop online at shop.pem.org

  2. At checkout, select Curbside Pickup as your shipping method. Place your order.

  3. Once we have prepared your order, you will receive an email that your order is ready for pickup.

  4. Follow the pickup instructions provided in your email. Arrive at our designated curbside pickup location at 3 New Liberty Street and call 978-542-1619

Please Note: Please allow 2-4 days from purchase date for processing. Curbside Pickup is available Thursday through Sunday 11 am–4 pm.

RETURN & EXCHANGE POLICY
We are pleased to accept returns within 30 days of the purchase date. All returned items must be in their original condition and packaging.

To begin your return process, please email us at: contactus@pem.org

Please note: Sale of the year and clearance items may not be returned or exchanged for store credit. Personal use items, such as face masks, cannot be returned or exchanged.

 

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