D Is for Dragon Dance

D Is for Dragon Dance

By Ying Chang Compestine; YongSheng Xuan (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823418879, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2005

From firecrackers to noodles, from red envelopes to the zodiac, young readers are introduced to the exciting traditions of the Chinese New Year in this accessible and visually stunning homage to the holiday. Full color.

About the Author
Ying Chang Compestine grew up in China and now lives in California with her husband and son. She is the author of the young adult novel "Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party", the YA story collection "A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts", as well as several picture books for children and cookbooks for adults.

Xuan is also a native of China and now lives in Michigan. He has illustrated a number of books for children. He was educated in the Central Arts and Crafts University of Beijing, China.