Includes details of the Chinese calendar and shows ways to stage a lion dance at school.
Very basic text for young children plus full colour photos of Chinese New Year customs.
A simple story about a Chinese family celebrating New Year.
A title from the Did You Know series, with lots of interesting facts. Did you know that no-one washes their hands at Chinese New Year so they don’t wash their luck away?
Picture books about Chinese New Year
Beautiful picture book portraying the animals’ race that led to the Chinese Zodiac.
Long-Long goes to market with his grandfather, buying things for the New Year celebrations.
Maomao’s father gets back home in time to celebrate New Year with her by making lucky rice balls and watching fire crackers.
Picture books about goats
A joyful picture book about an old man from Timbuktu, who sets off to market to sell his naughty goats. His children can’t bear to see them go. Guess who wins?
A sweet picture book about two friends. Goat buys lots of surprises for Donkey.
A tactile board book featuring very cute goats. Perfect for the very young.
A simple retelling of the traditional tale.
A goat and a donkey grow bored with their life in the field, and set off on holiday together with something most unusual packed for the journey.
A Chinese story
A traditional folk tale from China about a little boy who learnt it is best to tell the truth.