Chinese Celebrations for Children (9780804841160)

Current Stock:
Tuttle Publishing
Hardcover, Jacketed
Date Published:
full-color illus throughout
Number of Pages:
Trim Size:
8 1/2 X 11

**A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection**
**Winner of the 2023 BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD in the Chinese Culture Activity Books category from Creative Child Magazine**

Families, feasts and fireworks—Chinese Celebrations for Children showcases the rich cultural traditions of China with stories, activities, recipes and more.

The charming illustrations of Patrick Yee and informative texts of Susan Nunes conjure up the pageantry and symbolism of China's traditional celebrations—from birthdays and anniversaries to harvest festivals and public holidays.

It's a year filled with celebrations on this festive trip to China!
  • Meet the Three Lucky Gods!
  • Make a fresh start at the Spring Festival!
  • Create some bold strokes with calligraphy!
  • Celebrate the Lunar New Year!
  • Learn about the lion dance and the legend of Nian!
  • And many more holidays, stories, recipes, events and activities!

Experience these traditions and more in this fascinating book, which features exciting activities and stories— from money-filled red envelopes given during the Lunar New Year to making mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival! Chinese Celebrations for Children explains why in China there's always a good reason to celebrate!

About the Author:
Susan Miho Nunes is the author of A Small Obligation and Other Stories of Hilo, as well as several children's books including To Find the Way and The Last Dragon.

Patrick Yee is a Singapore-based artist and the illustrator of Chinese Myths and Legends: The Monkey King and Other Adventures, Treasury of Chinese Folk Tales: Beloved Myths and Legends from the Middle Kingdom, Asian Children's Favorite Stories: Folktales from China, Japan, Korea, India, the Philippines and Other Asian Lands and a three-book series on the life and legacy of Lee Kuan Yew.