AH YI, NOVELIST, AUTHOR OF GREY STORIES AND THE BIRDS SAW ME
Poems for Kids
Selected and compiled by Bei Dao
Bei Dao compiled the 101 poems by 57 poets. The book has sold more than 50,000 copies since it was published in July－an astonishing figure for the genre. "The book is a key to the door of poetry for Chinese children," Ah Yi says. "Bei Dao is an extraordinary poet, which makes him the best person to recommend poems to kids."