Mooncakes

Mooncakes Cover

Mooncakes

By Loretta Seto; Renne Benoit (Illustrator)

Orca Book Publishers, Hardcover, 9781459801073, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2013

Description
Mooncakes is the lyrical story of a young girl who shares the special celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents. As they eat mooncakes, drink tea and watch the night sky together, Mama and Baba tell ancient tales of a magical tree that can never be cut down, the Jade Rabbit who came to live on the moon and one brave woman's journey to eternal life. With a gentle focus on the importance of family, Mooncakes is a perfect book for parent and child to read together, while its educational aspect makes it ideal for school libraries that wish to provide an insight into a unique cultural holiday.