New Year Surprise! – Cheng, Christopher

<p>New Year Surprise!</p>

Title

New Year Surprise!

Author

Cheng, Christopher

Illustrator

Wu, Di

Publisher

National Library of Australia

Published Date

2016

Annotation

In a Chinese rural village, everyone is preparing to celebrate Chinese New Year. One young boy is keen to take part and wonders how he can help. As the story progresses, preparations are revealed through authentic Chinese illustrations in this picture book along with engaging language. Much factual information is integrated naturally within the story with additional material at the end to promote discussion and projects in the classroom.

Key Concepts

Celebrations, Cultural traditions, Language, Social life

Audience

Primary, Upper primary

AC Links/EYLF

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