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Dec 08, 2020
| ISBN 9780823447466
| 4-8 years
Oct 23, 2018
| ISBN 9780823440290
| 4-8 years
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Dec 08, 2020 | ISBN 9780823447466 | 4-8 years
Oct 23, 2018 | ISBN 9780823440290 | 4-8 years
From dazzling dragon dances to scrumptious steamed dumplings, celebrate the Chinese New Year with this bilingual alphabet book in English and Mandarin Chinese.Lunar New Year is here! It’s time for Acrobats to perform, Grandma and Grandpa to make cut paper decorations, friends to share Oranges with one another, and so much more!Follow along as two siblings prepare for the festivities and later have a feast with their whole family. First published in 2006, this new paperback edition presents the text in both English and Mandarin Chinese. Award-winning author Ying Chang Compestine beautifully captures all the tradition and excitement, while YongSheng Xuan’s gentle artwork depicts the celebrations, including a full spread of a dragon dance. The book closes with an illustrated Zodiac calendar, tips to ensure good fortune in the New Year, and an author’s and illustrator’s note.
A bilingual introduction to the Chinese New Year in English and Chinese.From the dazzling dragon dance to the scrumptious steamed dumplings to the firecrackers that frighten away evil spirits, this alphabet book celebrates the traditions of the lunar new year. First published in 2006, this new rendition presents the English text alongside the Chinese.
“Simple text and large illustrations fill this Chinese New Year–themed alphabet book. . . .A solid choice for introducing the Chinese New Year to young children that will work well as a read-aloud in a group setting.”—School Library Journal
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