Mr. Pei’s Perfect Shapes: The Story of Architect I. M. Pei (Hardcover)

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About the Author

Julie Leung was raised in the sleepy suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. She graduated with an English and journalism degree from the University of Georgia. By day, she is a marketing director in book publishing. By night, she is a children’s book author. Her first picture book, Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist, won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature. Visit her online at

Yifan Wu is an award-winning Chinese illustrator based in the US. Her work often features ethereal, dreamlike landscapes, exploring storytelling through metaphors and analogies. Yifan creates highly conceptual illustrations for newspapers and magazines, and her work can also be seen in animated advertisements, branding illustrations, posters, and various products. She loves dancing, gardening, fantasy novels, and cats. Visit to learn more.

Praise For…

“In language as simple and stately as her subject’s best works, Leung traces the long career of I.M. Pei. Acute and rich in insight.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Imaginative. A good introduction to an influential architect.” — Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780063006300
ISBN-10: 0063006308
Publisher: Quill Tree Books
Publication Date: May 28th, 2024
Pages: 40
Language: English