Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story

Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story

Paperback Festival Time! (Paperback)

By (author) Jonny Zucker, Illustrated by Jan Barger Cohen

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  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 24 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 220mm x 6mm | 120g
  • Publication date: 16 December 2014
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1845070763
  • ISBN 13: 9781845070762
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: Revised ed.
  • Sales rank: 20,658

Product description

A simple introduction to the Chinese New Year festival. Follow a family as they let off firecrackers, watch the amazing dragon dances and light their beautiful lanterns to celebrate the start of their New Year. This pre-school series introduces young children to world religions and focuses on the way the festival is celebrated today. There is detailed historical and cultural information at the end for parents and teachers.

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Author information

Jonny Zucker has worked in radio, played in several bands and has worked as a stand-up comedian and a teacher. He started writing full-time and has now written over thirty books for adults, teenagers and children. These include the Venus Spring books for Piccadilly Press and the Max Flash for Stripes. He also wrote the Festival Time! series, Dan and the Mudman, Striker Boy and Striker Boy Kicks Out for Frances Lincoln. He lives in Muswell Hill, London with his family. Jan Barger Cohen has illustrated many children's picture books.

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"Written in clear, simple prose and illustrated with charming pictures, the books are accessible to even the very youngest child." London Jewish News