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Mooncakes is the lyrical story of a young girl who shares the special celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents. As they eat mooncakes, drink tea and watch the night sky together, Mama and Baba tell ancient tales of a magical tree that can never be cut down, the Jade Rabbit who came to live on the moon and one brave woman's journey to eternal life. With a gentle focus on the importance of family, Mooncakes is a perfect book for parent and child to read together, while its educational aspect makes it ideal for school libraries that wish to provide an insight into a unique cultural holiday.
Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : Orca Book Publishers, 2013
ISBN: 9781459801080
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Benoit, Renné
Alternative Title: Mooncakes


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A gentle story about the autumn Moon Festival that introduces family traditions for the holiday, as well as some traditional stories about the moon. Not quite short enough for storytime, but great for sharing one-on-one.

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forbesrachel Jul 11, 2013

A family spends its Moon Festival together, relating stories of those that live on the moon. A wonderful cultural piece that depicts both the beauty of the moon and family.

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