Celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival by Sanmu Tang
  

Synopsis

Celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival by Sanmu Tang

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.

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Celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival is a colourful picture book about a little girl's excitement on the day of the festival. Includes a recipe for zongzi, traditional sticky rice balls wrapped in reed leaves. Colours of Us blog

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Sanmu Tang
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Publisher

Publication date

17th December 2010

ISBN

9781602209688


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