Lucky red parcels, fire and light, drums and dancers and favorite foodsthe Chinese New Year has begun! How and when did the Chinese New Year begin? Why is it so important? How can you join in too? Guiding children through the history of the Chinese New Year, this interactive book also teaches how readers can take part in the event in their own lives, includes color photographs that show how the festival is marked, and relates its cultural and religious importance to the communities involved.
Catherine Chambers is the author of several titles in the Celebration and Rituals series, Festival and Faiths series, and World of Festivals series, as well as All About Maps, Ape Adventures, Daniel Boone & Wilderness Road, and School Days Around the World.