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D is for Dragon Dance
By (author): Ying Chang Compestine Illustrated by: YongSheng Xuan
9780823447466 Paperback, Trade English Juvenile: Age (years) from 4 - 8, Grade (US) from P - 3 JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / General Dec 08, 2020
$11.99 CAD
Active 8.42 x 11 x 0.1 in | 0.34 lb 32 pages Holiday House
From dazzling dragon dances to scrumptious steamed dumplings, celebrate the Chinese New Year with this bilingual alphabet book in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Lunar New Year is here! It’s time for Acrobats to perform, Grandma and Grandpa to make cut paper decorations, friends to share Oranges with one another, and so much more!

Follow along as two siblings prepare for the festivities and later have a feast with their whole family. First published in 2006, this new paperback edition presents the text in both English and Mandarin Chinese.

Award-winning author Ying Chang Compestine beautifully captures all the tradition and excitement, while YongSheng Xuan’s gentle artwork depicts the celebrations, including a full spread of a dragon dance. The book closes with an illustrated Zodiac calendar, tips to ensure good fortune in the New Year, and an author’s and illustrator’s note.

HUGE ANNUAL HOLIDAY: The upcoming Lunar New Year will be celebrated on Friday, February 12, 2021. Approximately 1.5 billion people around the world celebrated the holiday in 2018.

BILINGUAL BOOK: Perfect for bilingual homes and classrooms as well as dual language schools.

SWEET SIBLING RELATIONSHIP: The brother and sister are shown contributing to the preparations in kid-friendly ways, great for emphasizing independence and teamwork in young children.

TIMELESS APPEAL: The focus on traditional celebrations ensures that this book will remain relevant for years to come.

SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL: An illustrated Zodiac calendar along with tips to ensure good fortune in the New Year, and an author’s and illustrator’s note are included.

Ying Chang Compestine is an award-winning author and former food editor for Martha Stewart’s Whole Living magazine. She grew up in Wuhan, China during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Ying graduated from Central China Normal University with a degree in English, then earned her Master’s in Sociology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has taught writing and sociology in both the U.S. and China. Her many beloved books for young people include Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party, which has received over 30 national awards, and A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts, which received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly. She lives in California.

YongSheng Xuan is the acclaimed illustrator of many books for children, including The Rooster’s Antlers: A Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Eric A. Kimmel and Ying Chang Compestine’s The Story Of…series. He was born in Shanghai, China. As a teenager he studied under the famed Chinese sculptor Zhang Cheren and later attended the Central Arts and Crafts University in Beijing.

Author Residence: California

Author Hometown: Wuhan, China

YongSheng Xuan is the acclaimed illustrator of many books for children, including The Rooster's Antlers: A Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Eric A. Kimmel and Ying Chang Compestine's The Story Of... series. He was born in Shanghai, China. As a teenager he studied under the famed Chinese sculptor Zhang Cheren and later attended the Central Arts and Crafts University in Beijing.

Illustrator Hometown: Shanghai, China

“Simple text and large illustrations fill this Chinese New Year–themed alphabet book….A solid choice for introducing the Chinese New Year to young children that will work well as a read-aloud in a group setting.”—School Library Journal

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