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Celebrating the dragon boat festival

By: Tang, Sanmu Tang, Sanmu(Illustrated by) Tenison, Mina(Translated by)

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Part of the Chinese Festivals series
1602209685 / 9781602209688
Paperback
01/11/2010
Usually dispatched within 2 weeks
United States
20 cm 32 p. : col. ill.
Children / Juvenile  Learn More

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 Dragon Boat FestivalLittle Mei wants to know why she must wear a special scented pouch to ward off the evil spirits.

Grandpa tells her the story of Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet who loved his kingdom.

Includes a quick recipe for zongzi, sticky rice balls wrapped in reed leaves.

BIC:

1FPC China, YNM People & places (Children's / Teenage)

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