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ISBN :9789579077903 / Pages : 176

Animal Village’s Festivals

Author Poca
Illustrator Tai Pera

l Culture/Festivals l Collaboration l Animals Traditional festivals with 12 Chinese Zodiac animal representatives How fun is it to celebrate festivals, and how interesting would it be to know about celebrations made in other places of this world Holidays are important and loved and worshipped by us, but do we still remember where or how do these holidays appear? Every culture has its own special festivals that celebrate different purposes. This picture book combines 8 most representative festivals in the Chinese culture with the 12 zodiac animals to share with children why we celebrate these festivals. Besides sharing with them the meanings of these special days, the book also talks about some of the “must-dos” for these special occasions and how to work with each other to complete these tasks. Festivals mentioned: Lunar New Year’s Eve, the Lunar New Year’s Greetings, the Lantern Festival, the Tomb Sweeping Festival, the Dragon Boat Festival, the Chinese Valentine’s Day, the Ghost Festival and the Mid-Autumn Festival. 12 zodiac animals each representing a year: Mouse, Cow, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Chicken, Dog, Pig Contents: New Year’s Eve’s party Spring Greetings Visiting the Lantern Festival Say hi to the ancestors with Uncle Horse Summer boat rowing contest Squeaky’s trouble Tell us the ghost stories Who stole the moon cake? Author/Illustrator Author: Poca Poca came from the Japanese meaning of “warmness”. Poca hopes that her creation can bring to the readers the courage to keep moving forward. Illustrator: Tai Pera Tai Pera, a full-time illustrator who used to study/live in Italy for almost 6 years. The first publication of Tai Pera “Little White Goose Wants to be Tanned” was published in 2016 and was later on selected to Books From Taiwan 2017 by the Ministry of Culture in Taiwan.

#Chinese traditional culture


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Children's Books
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Middle Grade7-12
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