Examines the customs, traditions, foods, and lore associated with the celebration of Chinese New Year
Pop! Pop! Pop! Set off firecrakers! Enjoy the feasts and join in the Dragon Dances!Chinese New Year has arrived and these are just a few of the customs included in Demi's newest book, Happy New Year! Kung-Hsi Fa-Ts'ai!. The activities and traditions that make up the Chinese New Year festivities are portrayed in beautiful, full-color detail. There are lavish illustrations of playful children, and each spread contains a brief explanation of the significance of each custom and how it fits into the month-long celebration. This glorious book is a sure delight and will be ideal for use both at home and in the classroom.