Chinese New Year

by Tricia Brown, Tricia Brown
Photographed by Fran Ortiz

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | November 15, 1997 | Picture Books

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Gung Hay Fat Choy! Wishing you good fortune and happiness! All over Chinatown, people greet one another with these happy words. Gung Hay Fat Choy! It is the time of the Chinese New Year!

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 48 pages, 7.98 × 10.04 × 0.16 in

Published: November 15, 1997

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0805055444

ISBN - 13: 9780805055443

Found in: China
Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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Chinese New Year

by Tricia Brown, Tricia Brown
Photographed by Fran Ortiz

Format: Picture Books

Dimensions: 48 pages, 7.98 × 10.04 × 0.16 in

Published: November 15, 1997

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0805055444

ISBN - 13: 9780805055443

From the Publisher

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Wishing you good fortune and happiness! All over Chinatown, people greet one another with these happy words. Gung Hay Fat Choy! It is the time of the Chinese New Year!

About the Author

Tricia Brown is also the author of Someone Special, Just Like You, and Hello, Amigos!, and L''Chaim: The Story of a Russian Émigré Boy. She has traveled extensively in southeast Asia and is a member of the Chinese Culture foundation. She has a master''s degree in international multicultural education and lives in San Francisco, California.

Fran Ortiz, an award-winning photojournalist, was also the photographer for Someone Special, Just Like You and Hello, Amigos! In 1981 he was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for his social documentary on the Mono Indians. He lives in Kensington, California.

From Our Editors

Gung Hay Fat Choy!" Wishing you good fortune and happiness! "An exceptionally informative and lively introduction to Chinese New Year customs and traditions".--"Publishers Weekly"

Editorial Reviews

"Well-organized and absorbing. . . . Brown packs an amazing array of detailed information and interesting sidelights into her text. The photographs are excellent."--School Library Journal

"An exceptionally informative and lively introduction to Chinese New Year customs and traditions. . . . A well-designed book, the black-and-white photos complement the information-packed text and give readers a strong sense of the importance and meaning of this celebration."--Publishers Weekly

Appropriate for ages: 8 - 12

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