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Celebrate Chinese New Year with this festive introduction for kids ages 6 to 9
Chinese New Year, also called the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is one of the most celebrated holidays around the world. This engaging book for kids explains the history, folklore, traditions, and customs of Chinese New Year and includes interactive activities that encourage kids to celebrate at home or in their communities.
This Chinese New Year kids' book includes:
- Diverse traditions—From festivals and parades to relaxation and cooking, kids will learn how Chinese New Year is celebrated in different ways.
- Fun, hands-on activities—Kids can explore a variety of ways to get festive, like making Chinese dumplings, paper lanterns, and their very own Chinese Zodiac calendar.
- Fascinating facts and pictures—Colorful illustrations and fascinating factoids help bring Chinese New Year to life for your child.
Get little ones excited to learn about this beloved holiday with this standout among Chinese New Year books for kids.
About the Author
EUGENIA CHU is a writer, mother, and first-generation Chinese American citizen. She’s also the author of Brandon Makes Jiăo Zi (餃子), a picture book, and Brandon Goes to Beijing (北京), a chapter book. Visit her online at EugeniaChu.com.
"Eugenia Chu has penned a delightful book doing exactly what it's titled; Celebrating Chinese New Year. Clearly and in precise, easy chapters, she describes the customs and culture of this joyous holiday. She explains how New Year came about, along with the custom of wearing red. Chu shows the complicated division of years into different animals in an entertaining and straightforward way. Food, of course, is brought up, along with its significance in the holiday. Interesting facts about how Chinese New Year is honored throughout the world are a great gateway to link cultures. The book closes with several fun exercises that will keep your child engaged and amused. A great book that will introduce your child to this great world they live in." —Carole P. Roman, Best-selling author of The Big Book of Silly Jokes for Kids
"Celebrating Chinese New Year is packed with fascinating facts, games and crafts, and a yummy dumpling recipe to celebrate Chinese New Year. Eugenia combines her gift of storytelling with fun and easy to-dos to make for a perfectly festive Chinese New Year. This book will be an instant favorite for families around the world!" —Michele Wong McSween, author and creator of Gordon & Li Li
"Vibrant and colorful, Celebrating Chinese New Year by Eugenia Chu uses relatable and thoughtful language to shed light on an amazing tradition and culture. I highly recommend adding this book to your home or classroom bookshelf!" —Becky Flansburg, past project manager for Multicultural Children's Book Day