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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (22 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Amy Tan Narrator: Amy Tan Publisher: Phoenix Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2009 ISBN:
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Adapted from Tan's best seller The Joy Luck Club.

Three sisters listen to their grandmother recount a mesmerizing childhood memory on a rainy afternoon. The long, complex story, filled with danger and excitement, relates what happened when Ying-ying was seven and celebrating the Moon Festival in China. On that long-ago night of the Moon Festival, she encountered the Moon Lady, who grants the secret wishes of those who ask. Download and start listening now!

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alee | 12/12/2013

    " My mother told a different version of this story. However, the beautiful drawings make this a worthwhile part of the collection for my daughter. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cara | 12/12/2013

    " Lengthy story but I think it has a really good message. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lori | 8/11/2013

    " A beautiful story about wishing.All ages would appreciate it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenny Minogue | 5/31/2013

    " Her first children's book! The art was amazing. The story delighted, excited, and scared my kids. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Alexis | 1/21/2013

    " Thought this was a novel. I was wrong. Cute story though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shelly Cross | 10/16/2012

    " When my daughter was little, this was one of our favorite books to read together . . . it's a great story and the illustrations are gorgeous. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rickyjez | 8/17/2012

    " Probably the only children's book I'll review, although I've read plenty. Amy Tan is a favorite author of mine and would have been at an even earlier age, had I had this book to read! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jackie | 5/11/2012

    " Wonderful artwork about Chinese culture. Wonderful realistic story with all female characters. Love the bright colors. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 5/8/2012

    " This book has the most beautiful drawings. I actually used to copy images from this book, which was the only time I ever really enjoyed drawing. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Don Gubler | 4/23/2012

    " More thoughtful than the average children's book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Amanda | 1/8/2012

    " The illustrations are too detailed, too stylized. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jannell | 12/4/2011

    " I have both read the picture book (excellent illustrations) & listened to it. Just wonderful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rebecca Waring-Crane | 8/23/2011

    " This story appears in Tan's adult fiction novel "The Joy Luck Club." Slightly refashioned for the author's first book for young readers, the tale comes to life with brilliant full-page illustrations. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danielle | 5/21/2011

    " I had this book when I was younger....I never realized it was by Amy Tan. I've recently been addicted to reading her novels. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stephanie | 4/19/2011

    " This book has beautiful illustrations that enhance a beautiful story written by a great author: Amy Tan.
    This book is a great way to help children discover some of the folk tales of China. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Helen | 7/7/2010

    " I don't care that it is a children's book. I love Amy Tan "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Rebecca | 8/17/2009

    " This story appears in Tan's adult fiction novel "The Joy Luck Club." Slightly refashioned for the author's first book for young readers, the tale comes to life with brilliant full-page illustrations. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Danielle | 7/21/2009

    " I had this book when I was younger....I never realized it was by Amy Tan. I've recently been addicted to reading her novels. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Laura | 10/13/2008

    " This book has the most beautiful drawings. I actually used to copy images from this book, which was the only time I ever really enjoyed drawing. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Shelly | 9/21/2008

    " When my daughter was little, this was one of our favorite books to read together . . . it's a great story and the illustrations are gorgeous. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Amanda | 4/3/2008

    " The illustrations are too detailed, too stylized. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jenny | 3/7/2008

    " Her first children's book! The art was amazing. The story delighted, excited, and scared my kids. "

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About the Author
Author Amy Tan

Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, and two children’s books, The Moon Lady and Sagwa, which has now been adapted as a PBS production. Tan was also a co-producer and co-screenwriter of the film version of The Joy Luck Club, and her essays and stories have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. Her work has been translated into thirty-five languages. She lives with her husband in San Francisco and New York.