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Moonbeams, Dumplings, and Dragon Boats

Moonbeams, Dumplings, and Dragon Boats

by Nina Simonds, Leslie Swartz Illustrated by Meilo So

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.

5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Gulliver Books
Book Type
Read-Aloud Book
Number of Pages

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Nina Simonds
Leslie Swartz
Meilo So

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