Celebrating the Lantern Festival

Celebrating the Lantern Festival

Translated by: Mina Tenison
For Ages: 4 and up
In these charming volumes, Little Mei asks her grandfather about each of the four different celebrations represented. He tells her the stories of Nian and the monster Xi (Chinese New Year); Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet who loved his kingdom (Dragon Boat Festival); the Jade Emperor of Heaven who ordered the earth to be destroyed by fire (Lantern Festival); and Hou Yi who shot down the suns (Mid-Autumn Festival).
  • Shanghai Press | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781602209701 | 
  • September 2010 | 
  • Grades P - 2

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