*Winner of a Parents' Choice Silver Award*
"The narrator, Nancy Wu, finds just the right blade edge between girlish naIvetE and brashness for our protagonist"— New York Times
"Massively entertaining...Peasprout Chen is a future legend, indeed."—Publishers Weekly
"Wu glides deftly through the narration with distinct characterizations...This unique heroine will skate into the hearts of middle-grade listeners."—Booklist
This program includes an original song written and recorded by Henry Lien
Welcome to Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, where the blades are sharp and the competition is fierce. Henry Lien's Peasprout Chen, Future Legend of Skate and Sword is perfect for young listeners seeking adventure!
Peasprout Chen dreams of becoming a legend of wu liu, the deadly and beautiful art of martial arts figure skating.
As the first students from the rural country of Shin to attend Pearl Famous Academy of Skate and Sword, Peasprout and her little brother Cricket have some pretty big skates to fill. They soon find themselves in a heated competition for top ranking.
Tensions rise when the dazzling pearl buildings of the Academy are vandalized and outsider Peasprout is blamed for the attacks by her rivals...?nd even some friends.
Now, she must uncover the true vandal to ensure peace between Shin and Pearl - all while becoming a champion.
Song and lyrics copyright 2017 Henry Lien
Recording (p) copyright 2017 Henry Lien
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