|aCixi |b"the dragon empress" |cby Natasha Yim ; illustrated by Peter Malone.
|aFoster City, CA |bGoosebottom Books|cc2011.
|a28 p. |bill. (some col.), col. map |c22 x 23 cm.
|aThinking girl's treasury of dastardly dames
|aAn exploration of Cixi's daily life--including what she ate and how she dressed--this story explains how she became one of the most notorious figures of the Qing dynasty, fighting ruthlessly to isolate her country from the West while cloistered inside her lavish Forbidden City.
|aCixi|cEmpress dowager of China|d1835-1908|vJuvenile literature.