My First Chinese New Year
Publication Date: January 2005
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"Hooray Hooray "
"Soon it will be Chinese New Year."
A fun and colorful way to introduce the
Chinese New Year to young readers
Chinese New Year is a time of new beginnings. Follow one little girl as she learns how to welcome the coming year and experience all the festivities surrounding it. This warm and lively introduction to a special holiday will make even the youngest child want to start a Chinese New Year tradition.
Karen Katz has written and illustrated more than fifty picture books and novelty books including the bestselling "Where Is Baby's Belly Button?" After graduating from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, she attended the Yale Graduate School of Art and Architecture where she became interested in folk art, Indian miniatures, Shaker art, and Mexican art. Her book, "Counting Kisses", was named one of the 100 Greatest Books for Kids by "Scholastic Parent & Child" and was a Children's Book-of-the-Month Club Main Selection. Karen, her husband Gary Richards, and their daughter Lena divide their time between New York City and Saugerties, New York. Learn more about Karen Katz at KarenKatz.com.
"Throughout, holiday traditions and symbolism are clearly and simply explained... This one’s a winner."--Kirkus Reviews