Mooncakes

Mooncakes

eBook - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
A little girl celebrates the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents who tell her three legends about the moon while they eat mooncakes and drink tea.

Orca Book Publishers
Mooncakes is the lyrical story of a young girl who shares the special celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents. As they eat mooncakes, drink tea and watch the night sky together, Mama and Baba tell ancient tales of a magical tree that can never be cut down, the Jade Rabbit who came to live on the moon and one brave woman's journey to eternal life. With a gentle focus on the importance of family,Mooncakes is a perfect book for parent and child to read together, while its educational aspect makes it ideal for school libraries that wish to provide an insight into a unique cultural holiday.

Discover how Jade Rabbit came to live on the moon!
Mooncakes is the lyrical story of a young girl who shares the special celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents. As they eat mooncakes, drink tea and watch the night sky together, Mama and Baba tell ancient tales of a magical tree that can never be cut down, the Jade Rabbit who came to live on the moon and one brave woman's journey to eternal life. With a gentle focus on the importance of family, Mooncakes is a perfect book for parent and child to read together, while its educational aspect makes it ideal for school libraries that wish to provide an insight into a unique cultural holiday.
The lyrical story of a young girl who shares a special celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents, who tell her ancient tales about Chang-E, the woman who lives on the moon; Wu-Gang, the woodcutter; and Jade Rabbit.

Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Orca Book Publishers, 2013
ISBN: 9781459801080
1459801083
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Benoit, Renné

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DavidCarr
Mar 09, 2016

Lovely stories with nuanced message. Not sure if they are culturally correct, but hope so. Good illustrations.

forbesrachel Jul 11, 2013

A family spends its Moon Festival together, relating stories of those that live on the moon. A wonderful cultural piece that depicts both the beauty of the moon and family.

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DavidCarr
Mar 09, 2016

DavidCarr thinks this title is suitable for 3 years and over

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