Chinese New Year (On My Own Holidays) (Paperback)

Chinese New Year (On My Own Holidays) By Judith Jango-Cohen, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Judith Jango-Cohen, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
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Chinese New Year begins each January or February on the first day of the new year in China's traditional calendar. This 15-day celebration is the most important holiday in Chinese communities all over the world. The celebration includes fireworks, costumes, dancers, parades, gifts of "lucky money", family gatherings and feasting, and the Festival of Lanterns. It is a time to remember loved ones that have died, celebrate the past year, and look towards the new year to bring good fortune.

Encourage understanding of diverse cultures. Featuring full-page illustrations, these beautiful editions look at the history and customs associated with various holidays and present early readers with high-interest offerings.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781575057637
ISBN-10: 1575057638
Publisher: First Avenue Editions
Publication Date: January 1st, 2005
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: On My Own Holidays