Thanking The Moon: Celebrating The Mid-autumn Moon Festival by Grace LinThanking The Moon: Celebrating The Mid-autumn Moon Festival by Grace Lin

Thanking The Moon: Celebrating The Mid-autumn Moon Festival

byGrace Lin

Picture Books | September 14, 2010

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This simple, young, and satisfying story follows a Chinese American family as they celebrate the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival.

Each member of the family lends a hand as they prepare a moonlit picnic with mooncakes, pomelos, cups of tea, and colorful lanterns. And everyone sends thanks and a secret wish up to the moon.

Grace Lin’s luminous and gloriously patterned artwork is perfect for this holiday tale. Her story is simple—tailor-made for reading aloud to young children. And she includes an informative author’s note with further details on the customs and traditions of the Moon Festival for parents and teachers. The Moon Festival is one of the most important holidays of the year along with the Lunar New Year, so this book makes an excellent companion to Grace Lin’s Bringing In the New Year, which features the same family.
Grace Lin grew up in upstate New York and attended the Rhode Island School of Design. She now lives in Massachusetts. Grace has written and illustrated several picture books featuring the Chinese American family depicted in this book (based on her own childhood family!), which include Dim Sum for Everyone!, Kite Flying, Fortune Cookie ...
Title:Thanking The Moon: Celebrating The Mid-autumn Moon FestivalFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.38 × 8.25 × 0.29 inPublished:September 14, 2010Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375861017

ISBN - 13:9780375861017