Long-Long"s New Year A Story About The Chinese Spring Festival by Catherine Gower

Cover of: Long-Long

Published by Tuttle Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Grandfathers,
  • Markets,
  • Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Holidays & Celebrations - Other, Nonreligious,
  • General,
  • China,
  • Chinese New Year

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7931135M
ISBN 100804836663
ISBN 109780804836661
OCLC/WorldCa58678505

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In this beautifully illustrated multicultural children's book, a little Chinese boy named Long-Long accompanies his grandfather into the city to sell cabbages in order to buy food and decorations for the New Year.4/4(6). "Long-Long’s New Year" Is a book about a boy and his grandfather that are going to sell cabbage on the market, so they can Long-Longs New Year book money to make food and get stuff for the Chinese spring festival.

The book stars with them riding a bike into town, when one of the bike wheels puncture/5. It's the Spring Festival. Chinese New Year is almost here, and Long-Long sets off to the market with his grandfather to make money for their celebrations.

When they meet with trouble along the way, Long-Long worries about disappointing his family. He wanders through the market's colourful New Year scenes, trying to work out what to do. Premier Publisher Of Asian Inspired Books, Gifts, Craft Kits. skip to menu.

View cart. Long-Long's New Year; Long-Long's New Year Children's. $ Current Stock: SKU: Publisher: Tuttle Publishing ISBN:. Long-Long's New Year A Story About the Chinese Spring Festival (Picture Book): Gower, Catherine. Synopsis It is the day before New Year and Long-Long's family is preparing for the celebrations.

Long-Long is leaving his village for the first time in order to help his grandfather with the cartload of cabbages they must sell in order to buy food and decorations for the s: 5.

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