Publisher description for Moonbeams, dumplings & dragon boats : a treasury of Chinese holiday tales, activities & recipes / Nina Simonds, Leslie Swartz, and the Children's Museum of Boston ; illustrated by Meilo So.


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Counter Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities, and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes. They can feast on golden New Year's dumplings and tasty moon cakes, build a miniature boat for the Dragon Boat Festival and a kite at Qing Ming, or share the story of the greedy Kitchen God or the valiant warrior Hou Yi.

This stunning compilation from bestselling cookbook author Nina Simonds and Leslie Swartz of the Children's Museum, Boston, is the perfect gift for families that have embraced Chinese holidays for generations--and for those just beginning new traditions.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Festivals China Juvenile literature, Holidays China Juvenile literature, Tales China, Festivals China, Holidays China