Tibet: Through the Red Box facts for kids
|Cover artist||Peter Sís|
|Publisher||Farrar, Straus and Giroux|
|November 5, 1998|
|Awards||Caldecott Honor Book, Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis|
Tibet Through the Red Box is a children's book written and illustrated by Peter Sís, published by the Farrar, Straus and Giroux imprint Frances Foster Books in 1998. It was adapted into a play by David Henry Hwang in 2004.
The book is an illustrated memoir based on the author's childhood recollections of his father's experiences as a documentary filmmaker in China and Tibet during the early 1950s, as well as Sís's response to reading the diary his father kept in the titular red box for the first time, more than forty years later.
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