A gorgeously illustrated introduction to Chinese New Year, written by Eva Wong Nava and illustrated by Li Xin.
´Twelve animals, one for each year, each one with their own special powers.
It all started with a race to cross the most heavenly of rivers.´
Chinese New Year is right around the corner and Mai-Anne is so excited! As her family start decorating the house, there´s a knock on the door... her grandmother, Nai Nai, has arrived!
They start their celebrations with a traditional meal filled with fish for good luck, noodles for long life, dumplings for blessings and a WHOLE chicken. Then after dinner Nai Nai tells the story of how Chinese New year began, with the Great Race!
Join Mai-Anne as she learns about twelve animals and their special powers in the story of how Chinese New Year began!