Celebrate Chinese New Year with this sweet story of friendship and family!
In this story designed to engage early readers, charming characters combine with simple text, lively illustrations, and laugh-out-loud humour to help boost kids' confidence and create lifelong readers!
Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for Alex and her family, so it's even more special when she gets to share her favourite traditions with her best friend, Ethan.
Together, they join the Chinese New Year parade and get to help make the dragon dance. Then they prepare for the festivities by tidying up, decorating, and making dumplings. After that, it's time to open red envelopes, eat a great big feast, and enjoy the lantern fesival!
Complete with fun facts about the holiday in the back of the book, young readers will want to revisit this story again and again.
Benson Shum is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator. His books, Anzu the Great Listener and Anzu the Great Kaiju were selected as Kid's Indie Next List Recommend by the American Booksellers Association (ABA) and awarded for Outstanding Achievement in Social Emotional Literature (SEL) by the Children's Literature Council of Southern California (CLCSC).
Aside from writing and illustrating, Benson is also an Animator at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, where he was a part of such films as Frozen, Big Hero 6, Zootopia, Moana, Frozen 2, Encanto and Wish. Originally from Vancouver, BC, Benson now lives in sunny southern California.
Hardcover | 32 pages | 17.3 x 23.6cm