D is for Doufu
An Alphabet Book of Chinese Culture
By Maywan Shen Krach, beautifully llustrated by Hongbin Zhang. 32 pages, 9.5" x 11.5" hardcover. This book explores the meanings of 23 popular Chinese words and phrases while providing interesting historical and cultural background for each. Using handmade papers and brocades with mineral paints for illustrations. A "1997 Notable Children's Book" by Smithsonian Magazine.