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Chinese New Year Books For Kids In Hong Kong

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Chinese New Year Books For Kids

Chinese New Year is all about family! Snuggle up and enjoy the Little Steps list of the top great Chinese New Year books for kids. From local author favorites to international too, kids will love learning from one of these awesome books. Bring on The Year Of The Dog!

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    Celebrate Chinese New Year is one of the National Geographic’s popular Holidays Around the World series. With 25 colorful images and a simple, educational text, the book is a lively invitation to revel in this child-friendly, national and international holiday. Author Carolyn Otto brings the historical and cultural aspects of the Chinese New Year into focus, and young readers experience the full flavor of an event celebrated by over a billion people in China and countless others worldwide.

     

    Where to find it:

    Amazon, website.

    Bookazine HK, website.

  • Katz

    First CNY for your kids? Then read Karen Katz's warm and lively introduction to this special Chinese holiday, it will make the little ones want to start the Chinese New Year tradition! Follow the little girl as she learns how to welcome the coming of the new year and experience all the festivities surrounding it.

     

    Where to get it:

    Amazon, website.

    Bookazine HK, website.

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    Let the kids learn more about the festive celebration of CNY while having fun!  This joyful little book by Karl Jones is jam-packed with puzzles and activities to complete, including more than 50 stickers to use and festive decorations to make. Kids will also find oodles of doodles, a charming storybook, super stencils, quizzes and puzzles, and lots more to keep them entertained while they discover many exciting things about this fascinating Chinese festival.

     

    Where to get it:

    Bookazine HK, website.

  • The Tale of Desmond Dog is the penultimate book in the Chinese Calendar Tale series, and is chock full of fabulous Chinese culture and history, including the infamous pirate queen Ching Shih and her legendary fleet the Red Flags, the fishing village that was once called Hong Kong, the Tanka people –perhaps the earliest inhabitants of Hong Kong- and, of course, the special characteristics of people born in the Year of the Dog!  Catch the author, Sarah Brennan, and illustrator, Harry Harrison, at Bookazine Princes Building on February 10, 2018 from 2-3pm for the official book launch.

     

    Where to find it?

    Desmond Dog, https://www.chinesecalendartales.com/en/product/desmond-the-dog/

  • Best known for her picture books, The Year of the Dog is Grace Lin's first published children's novel. As part of the Pacy's series, thisnumber one seller on Amazon for Children's Chinese New Year Books tells the autobiographical story of Grace's insights on her own identity and reflection on her relationship with family and friends when she was small. Read on as she searches for answers the these "big questions". The book is suitable for kids aged 8-12.

    Where to find it:

    Amazon,  website

  • Learn more about the CNY with this fun read infused with information. Happy, Happy Chinese New Year! takes the kids through the preparation and celebration of the whole Chinese New Year period as Demi explains the rituals and stories behind the Chinese traditions of the Lunar New Year. With the detailed and lively illustrations, Demi vividly presents the fun and excitement to welcome the new year.

     

    Where to get it:

    Amazon, website.

    Bookazine HK, website.

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