Moonbeams, Dumplings & Dragon Boats

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Moonbeams, Dumplings & Dragon Boats

A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities & Recipes

By Nina Simonds; Leslie Swartz; Boston The Children's Museum

Hmh Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780152019839, 80pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2002

Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities, and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes. They can feast on golden New Year's dumplings and tasty moon cakes, build a miniature boat for the Dragon Boat Festival and a kite at Qing Ming, or share the story of the greedy Kitchen God or the valiant warrior Hou Yi.
This stunning compilation from bestselling cookbook author Nina Simonds and Leslie Swartz of the Children's Museum, Boston, is the perfect gift for families that have embraced Chinese holidays for generations--and for those just beginning new traditions.

About the Author
Nina Simonds is America s preeminent authority on Chinese cooking. She is the author of A Spoonful of Ginger.

LESLIE SWARTZ is a clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at Stellenbosch University. He is one of South Africa s foremost scholars in disability studies, and an internationally recognised researcher and author. He has written and contributed to many books and articles on psychology, mental health and disability. This book is his most personal and the closest to his heart.