Celebrating the mid-autumn festival

Sanmu Tang

Book - 2007

Little Mei learns about the Mid-Autumn Festival from various family members.

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Series
Chinese festivals
Subjects
Genres
Picture books
Published
New York : Better Link Press 2007.
Language
English
Physical Description
1. v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 20 cm
ISBN
9781602209695
1602209693
Main Author
Sanmu Tang (-)
Other Authors
Mina Tenison (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Mei celebrates the Mid-Autumn Festival with her cousin Maomao and learns why people celebrate the holiday by making and eating moon cakes.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Little Mei wants to know why her family members have all come together this evening. Grandpa tells her the story of Hou Yi who shot down the suns and his wife Chang’e who floats to the moon. Includes a quick recipe for moon cakes.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

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 Mid-Autumn Festival Little Mei wants to know why her family members have all come together this evening. Grandpa tells her the story of Hou Yi who shot down the suns and his wife, Chang'e, who floats to the moon. Includes a quick recipe for moon cakes.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

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 Mid-Autumn Festival Little Mei wants to know why her family members have all come together this evening. Grandpa tells her the story of Hou Yi who shot down the suns and his wife, Chang'e, who floats to the moon. Includes a quick recipe for moon cakes.

Review by Publisher Summary 5

A must read picture book about Chinese customs to your children