EMMA LEA'S FIRST TEA CEREMONY.
Edition: First printing.
Nevada City, CA: Blue Gate Books, (2008) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - After Emma Lea attends a traditional English tea party at her friend Janelle's home, she tries to share it with Sam - who doesn't seem too interested. She begins to understand why when Sam invites her to his house for a Japanese tea, Chanoyu, where Sam and his mother demonstrate the way of tea that has been an important part of Japanese culture for hundreds of years. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper with the words "May you always enjoy the peace and beauty of tea!" Illustrated in full color by Jerianne van Dijk. Recipe for mint cookies. Oblong format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-0979261220.
Condition: Very good in a near fine dust jacket (peeled spot on front endpaper, and missing chip to fore-edge).