By Michele Wong McSween
Illustrated by Jeannie Chen
Ages: Baby - 3 years
Hardcover: 30 pages
Publisher: McWong Ink
Published: January 2020
Learn about Chinese New Year with Gordon & Li Li in their latest bilingual book! Have you wondered how to say ‘Happy New Year’ in Mandarin Chinese? Do you know what your zodiac animal is? Why is red so popular? What is the importance of cleaning your home and getting a haircut? How do you decorate your home to bring prosperity? What kinds of foods bring good luck when eaten during the New Year? Why are fireworks and drums prevalent during the lion dances?
Gordon & Li Li Celebrate Chinese New Year answers all of these questions and more! This is an adorable and informative must-have book for any family who wants to get little ones excited to learn about Chinese New Year — and a second language.
Each page includes the English, simplified Chinese character, pinyin, phonetic pronunciation, and a little description of the traditions and preparations that ensure a happy and prosperous New Year.