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Celebrating Chinese festivals : a collection of holiday tales, poems and activities / by Sanmu Tang.

By: Tang, Sanmu.
Contributor(s): Wert, Yijin [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Better Link Press, [2012]Description: 72 pages : colour illustrations ; 20 x 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781602209619.Subject(s): Festivals -- China -- Juvenile literature | Chinese New Year -- Juvenile literature | Astrology, Chinese -- Mythology -- Juvenile literature | Mythology, Chinese -- Juvenile literature | Cooking, Chinese -- Juvenile literature | Children's poetry, Chinese | China -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature
Contents:
The Chinese New Year -- The Lantern Festival -- The Qingming Festival -- The Dragon Boat Festival -- The Chinese Valentine's Day -- The Mid-Autumn Festival -- The Double Ninth Festival.
Summary: Uses stories and activities to explain different Chinese festivals and holidays, including Chinese New Year and the Mid-Autumn Festival.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Through beautiful illustrations, Celebrating Chinese Festivals presents the most important and celebrated festivals of China, and explains the traditions, the delicious foods, the exciting activities and special customs that go with them!

Readers will experience many Chinese festivities together with Little Mei and her family as they celebrate: Chinese New Year. Fireworks at midnight, lion dancing and visiting with family members. The Lantern Festival. A parade of lanterns to celebrate the first full moon. Qingming Festival. Paying respects to departed loved ones by sweeping and tending to their graves. The Dragon Boat Festival. Eating zongzi and dragon boat racing. Festival of the Cow Herder and the Weaving Maiden. A Romantic story of the origin of Chinese Valentine's Day. The Mid-autumn Festival. Families get together to make sweet mooncakes! Double Ninth Festival. An autumn tradition where people climb mountains and drink a special tea to protect against danger, and visit elders to pay their respects.
The classic Chinese legends and poems in this colorful book will help children understand Chinese culture, and the recipes for tasty festival treats will delight those who love Chinese food.

Translated from the Chinese.

The Chinese New Year -- The Lantern Festival -- The Qingming Festival -- The Dragon Boat Festival -- The Chinese Valentine's Day -- The Mid-Autumn Festival -- The Double Ninth Festival.

Uses stories and activities to explain different Chinese festivals and holidays, including Chinese New Year and the Mid-Autumn Festival.