Long-Long's New Year: A Story about the Chinese Spring Festival  -     By: Catherine Gower
    Illustrated By: He Zhihong
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Long-Long's New Year: A Story about the Chinese Spring Festival

Illustrated By: He Zhihong
Tuttle Publishing / Hardcover

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Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Tuttle Publishing
Dimensions: 10.75 X 8.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0804836663
ISBN-13: 9780804836661
Ages: 5-8

Publisher's Description

In this beautifully illustrated multicultural children's book, a little Chinese boy named Long-Long accompanies his grandfather into the city to sell cabbages in order to buy food and decorations for the New Year. Selling cabbages is harder than Long-Long expects, and he encounters many adventures before he finds a way to help his grandfather, and earn New Year's treats for his mother and little cousin.

The stunning, authentic illustrations-by a talented Chinese artist-capture the look of everyday life in rural China. Combined with the charming story of Long-Long's trip to the city, they offer a unique introduction to Chinese culture. Includes a glossary of Chinese terms.

Author Bio

Catherine Gower lived and worked in China from 1997 to 1999, teaching English and learning Mandarin and Chinese calligraphy. She is now an editor in the English Language Teaching division of Oxford University Press. This is her first children's book.

He Zhihong was born in China in 1970 and graduated from the Beijing Academy of Fine Arts, where she studied traditional Chinese painting. She paints on both silk and rice paper. He Zhihong lives in Paris and teaches Chinese calligraphy in primary school.

Editorial Reviews

"The engaging illustrations use graceful lines and bright color washes to depict a bustling Chinese village infused with holiday excitement." —,School Library Journal
"…beautifully illustrated picture book about a little Chinese boy named Long-Long, who accompanies his grandfather into the city to sell cabbages in order to buy food and decorations for the New Year. Selling cabbages is harder than Long-Long expects, and he encounters many adventures before he finds a way to help his grandfather, and earn New Year's treats for his mother and little cousin." —Kid World Citizen

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