Children Books Celebrating New Year

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Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom. It’s Chinese New Year’s day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees). This year Sam is finally old enough to spend it any way he chooses. Best of all, he gets to spend his lucky money in his favorite place Chinatown! But when Sam realizes that his grandparents’ gift is not enough to get the things he wants, his excitement turns to disappointment. Even though his mother reminds him that he should appreciate the gift, Sam is not convinced until a surprise encounter with a stranger. With vivid watercolor paintings, artists Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu celebrate the sights and sounds of festive Chinatown streets. In her picture book debut, author Karen Chinn tells the affecting story of a child who discovers that sometimes the best gifts come from the heart. Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom. It’s Chinese New Year’s day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees). This year Sam is finally old enough to spend it any way he chooses. Best of all, he gets to spend his lucky money in his favorite place Chinatown! But when Sam realizes that his grandparents’ gift is not enough to get the things he wants, his excitement turns to disappointment. Even though his mother reminds him that he should appreciate the gift, Sam is not convinced until a surprise encounter with a stranger. With vivid watercolor paintings, artists Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu celebrate the sights and sounds of festive Chinatown streets. In her picture book debut, author Karen Chinn tells the affecting story of a child who discovers that sometimes the best gifts come from the heart.”

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Year of Rooster Children Book E-Book Link

“A storybook ideal for launching the lunar year.” — Books Inc.

“The Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series has energy, adventure and culture.”—San Francisco Chronicle

2017 is the Year of the Rooster, the twelfth and final adventure in the popular annual series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac.

Tales from the Chinese Zodiac remains the only English-language series on the New Year’s animals. Year of the Rooster completes this unprecedented run!

Ray is a young chick whose father wakes the town each day. When others spot the mythical phoenix, Ray tries to locate this legendary creature and learns about himself during the journey.

Year of the Rooster features a bilingual translation in simplified Chinese. The books in the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series provide empowering themes of self-discovery, cultural exchange, and mutual respect to children, parents, and elementary educators.

Oliver Chin has written sixteen children’s books.

Liberum Donum is a talented South American art studio.

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