Bronze and Sunflower by Helen Wang, Cao Wenxuan

Bronze and Sunflower

Helen Wang, Cao Wenxuan

384 pages first pub 2005 (editions)

fiction childrens historical emotional hopeful slow-paced


When Sunflower, a young city girl, moves to the countryside, she grows to love the reed marsh lands - the endlessly flowing river, the friendly buffalo with their strong backs and shiny, round heads, the sky that stretches on and on in its vastnes...

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Community Reviews Summary of 88 reviews


emotional 75%
hopeful 75%
sad 62%
reflective 50%
adventurous 25%
funny 25%
inspiring 25%
relaxing 25%
informative 12%
lighthearted 12%


slow 50%
medium 33%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 75% | A mix: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

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