Grandma Panda’s China Storybook: Legends, Traditions and Fun
Author: Mingmei Yip
Publisher: Tuttle, 2013.
Call No.: ACL 398.20951 YIP — [FOL], JP 398.20951 YIP - [FOL]
Summary: Dim sum (点心), calligraphy, the dragon, and the story of Mulan are some elements of Chinese culture that have become famous around the world today. Grandma Panda explains the significance of these Chinese icons through simple stories and activities.
Chinese Fairy Tale Feasts: A Literary Cookbook
Author: Paul Yee
Publisher: Crocodile Books, 2015.
Call No.: ACL 398.2 YEE - [FOL], J 398.2 YEE - [FOL]
Summary: Parts of the Great Wall of China were built with a mortar made of sticky rice and slaked lime. The world’s first noodles were discovered in China about 4,000 years ago. In this collection of fairy tales, the stories feature traditional Chinese dishes. Recipes are also provided for curious cooks to attempt.
Celebrating Chinese Festivals: A Collection of Holiday Tales, Poems and Activities
Author: Sanmu Tang
Publisher: Better Link, 2012.
Call No.: JP 394.26951 TAN
Summary: Why do the Chinese release fireworks at midnight to welcome the Chinese New Year? What is the origin of the Chinese Valentine’s Day? What is the significance of “double nine”? Find out all these and more in seven short stories featuring Chinese festivals.
Lin Yi's Lantern: A Moon Festival Tale
Author: Brenda Williams
Publisher: Barefoot Books, 2009.
Call No.: JP WIL, ACL WIL, RAC WIL
Summary: It is the Moon Festival and Lin Yi hopes to buy a red rabbit lantern. Unfortunately, he only has enough money to buy the things his mother wants at the market. Still, he tries his best to bargain for low prices, in hopes that he would have enough money left over for his lantern.
Author: Adeline Foo
Publisher: Ethos Books, 2009.
Call No.: J SING FOO, ACL FOO
Summary: In this picture book tracing the origin of the Mid - Autumn Festival, many of the images feature still-life illustrations by Singapore’s pioneer artist, Georgette Chen. Against this backdrop of art, Chen’s two young apprentices, Yuki and Puteh, must figure out how to defeat the Mongols in ancient China and retrieve a mooncake.
The Lion Dance
Author: David Seow
Publisher: Epigram Books, 2014.
Call No.: J SING SEO
Summary: Four siblings, Sam, Sebbie, Di-Di-Di, and Xandy go to a lion dance show. Impatient for the lion to appear, they wear the costume and inadvertently become the performance! Can they impress their audience?
Fu Finds the Way
Author: John Rocco
Publisher: Disney/Hyperion Books, 2009.
Call No.: RAC 398.222 ROC - [FOL], ACL ROC, JP ROC
Summary: When Fu accidentally throws mud on the warrior, Chong, he is challenged to a duel. He quickly seeks out the Master to learn how to fight. Instead, the Master makes him pour tea time and again...
The Magic Brush: A Story of Love, Family, and Chinese Characters
Author: Kat Yeh
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2011.
Call No.: JP YEH
Summary: One afternoon, Agong (Grandfather) declares that Jasmine is ready for magic. With that, he draws out a story that takes her flying to the moon and stars, sailing on a fish, and riding on a flying horse. Join Jasmine as she goes on a journey of a lifetime through the traditional art of calligraphy.
Creator: 王早早 (著文)
Publisher: 北京师范大学出版社， 2012。
Call No.: JP 398.2 WZZ - [FOL]
Summary: 冬至是中国农历中一个重要的节气。 冬至到了， 爷爷带晏阳一同去吃馄饨， 还向他解释了冬至的历史由来及吃馄饨的寓意， 令冬至充溢着暖暖的喜气氛围。
Creator: 余丽琼 (文)
Publisher: 明天出版社， 2008。
Call No.: JP YLQ, ACL YLQ
Summary: 离别往往使人与人之间的关系变得脆弱， 而久别后的短暂团聚却总能让人们更加珍惜彼此。 本书叙述了一名长期在外工作的父亲回家过年， 并与家人团聚的温馨故事。
Creator: 话小屋 (编写)
Publisher: 商务印书馆国际有限公司， 2013。
Call No.: JP 398.2 HXW - [FOL]
Summary: 本书叙述华人过年习俗的由来。 传说中的 “年”是祸害人间的猛兽， 使百姓终日苦不堪言。 幸好太上老君想出妙计将它制伏了。 为了防止年兽的再度来袭， 每逢 “年” 来前夕，村民便贴红纸张、 对联、 放爆竹， 将这些习俗流传开来。
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Creator: 詹岱尔 (编著)
Publisher: 新蕾出版社， 2010。
Call No.: J 394.26951 ZDE
Summary: 本书介绍中国的重要节日， 如春节、 元宵节和清明节等等。 内容包括各个节日的历史由来与民间传说。 读者能从中认识到中国汉族的习俗与饮食文化。