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Moonbeams, Dumplings & Dragon Boats: A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities & Recipes

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Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities, and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes. They can feast on golden New Year's dumplings and tasty moon cakes, build a miniature boat for the Dragon Boat Festival and a kite at Qing Ming, or share the story of the greedy Kitchen God or the valiant warrior Hou Yi.

This stunning compilation from bestselling cookbook author Nina Simonds and Leslie Swartz of the Children's Museum, Boston, is the perfect gift for families that have embraced Chinese holidays for generations--and for those just beginning new traditions.

Synopsis:

This sumptuous family treasury offers stories, recipes, and activities in celebration of five major Chinese holidays.

Synopsis:

Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes.

About the Author

NINA SIMONDS, named one of America's top Asian Hands by Newsweek, is the author of bestselling cookbooks including A Spoonful of Ginger: Irresistible, health-giving recipes from Asian kitchens. She lives in London, England. LESLIE SWARTZ is Vice President for Program Development at the Children's Museum of Boston and a co-founder of Boston's Dragon Boat Festival. She lives in Boston, Massacutsetts. THE CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, BOSTON, the second oldest children's museum in the country, has a long-standing interest in bringing the rich legacy of Asian culture to children. All the holidays featured in this book are celebrated at the museum. MEILO SO was born in Hong Kong and now lives in England. Her children's books include the award winning Beauty of the Beast: Poems from the Animal Kingdom, selected by Jack Prelutsky.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152019839
ill.:
So, Meilo
Author:
Van Doren, Liz
Illustrator:
So, Meilo
Author:
So, Meilo
Author:
Simonds, Nina
Author:
Swartz, Leslie
Author:
The Children's Museum, Boston
Author:
Van Doren, Liz
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - General
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Other - Non-religious
Subject:
Festivals
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Sociology
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Ethnic - Asian American
Subject:
Holidays
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Asian American
Subject:
Tales -- China.
Subject:
Festivals -- China.
Subject:
Children s-People and Cultures
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
1.
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 1.3 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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This sumptuous family treasury offers stories, recipes, and activities in celebration of five major Chinese holidays.

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