Long-Long's New Year

Long-Long's New Year

A Story About the Chinese Spring Festival

Book - 2005
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"In this beautifully illustrated picture book, a little Chinese boy named Long-Long accompanies his grandfather into the city to sell cabbages in order to buy food and decorations for the New Year. Selling cabbages is harder than Long-Long expects, and he encounters many adventures before he finds a way to help his grandfather, and earn New Year's treats for his mother and little cousin" -- publisher website (April 2007).
Publisher: Boston : Tuttle Pub., 2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780804836661
Branch Call Number: J 394.261 Gow
Characteristics: [30] p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Additional Contributors: He, Zhihong


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Jan 08, 2017

I liked the detail and view into the life of this family. I didn't like the inclusion of a shady vegetable seller at the market in the story. It seemed negative and unnecessary.


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