Thumbs up for Dumplings for Lili by Melissa Iwai. Children’s.
An absolutely adorable, colorful book about Lili, who is sent from apartment to apartment fetching ingredients to help her neighbor grannies as they make their various types of dumplings. It kept a wiggly four-year-old entertained, made her mom get misty-eyed for a life led in an apartment building full of supportive grannies (well, me too, really), and answered my problem of how to keep my bao from sticking to the steamer (cabbage leaves!). A winner.
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