Celebrate Chinese New Year
|Format:||Print Book 2009|
|Availability:||Available at 13 Libraries 13 of 21 copies|
"Celebrate Chinese New Year" continues the spectacular "Holidays Around the World" series by looking at this child-friendly holiday. Using fairly brief text and approximately 25 fabulous photographs, the book gives a flavour for the holiday as it is celebrated around the world.
"Celebrate Chinese New Year" focuses on historical and cultural aspects of the holiday: traditions, food, types of celebration. The extensive back matter includes fun facts; a recipe; a map showing the locations of the photographs in the book; a resource list of books, videos, and Web sites; and a note from an expert consultant. This note, aimed at parents and teachers, helps put "Chinese New Year" in a greater cultural and historic context.
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|Series||Holidays around the world (National Geographic Society (U.S.))|
Chinese New Year
-- Juvenile literature.
Chinese New Year.
China -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.
China -- Social life and customs.
|Publisher|| Washington, D.C. :National Geographic,2009
32 pages : color illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (page 29) and index.