Fang Fang’s Chinese New Year – Rippin, Sally

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Title

Fang Fang’s Chinese New Year

Author

Rippin, Sally

Illustrator

Rippin, Sally

Publisher

Omnibus Books

Published Date

1996

Annotation

This picture book is a story of celebration and culture. Fang Fang was born in China, but is now Australian. Her mother asks her to invite her friend, Lisa, to their Chinese New Year celebrations. Fang Fang worries that Lisa may not enjoy herself or like the celebrations. Lisa samples all the different foods, learns to use chopsticks, and watches the parade and fireworks. 'That was fantastic,' says Lisa.

Key Concepts

Celebrations, Cross cultural relations, Cultural traditions, Friendship

Audience

Early childhood, Primary

AC Links/EYLF

English, Geography, HASS, History, EYLF Outcome 1, EYLF Outcome 2, EYLF Outcome 3, EYLF Outcome 4, ACELA1475, ACELT1594, ACELT1596, ACELT1599, ACHASSK063, ACHASSK064, ACHASSK065, ACHASSK067, ACHASSK068, ACHASSK069, ACELA1487, ACELA1498, ACELT1602, ACELT1603, ACELT1605, ACELA1500, ACELA1502, ACELT1608, ACELT1609, ACELT1610, ACELT1612, ACELA1515, ACELA1518, ACELT1613, ACELT1614, ACHASSK138, ACHASSK139, ACHASSK140, ACHASSK141