Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival

Celebrating the Mid-Autumn 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 Chinese 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).

In Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival Little Mei wants to know why her family members have all come together this evening. Grandpa tells her the story of Hou Yi who shot down the suns and his wife, Chang'e, who floats to the moon. Includes a quick recipe for moon cakes.
  • Shanghai Press, Better Link Press | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781602209695 | 
  • September 2010 | 
  • Grades P - 2
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