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Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms Lanterns and Stars

Betty Reynolds



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31 January 2006
Personal & social issues; Languages & ESL; Japanese - Cultural Material; Japanese - Languages
This multicultural children's book is full of Japanese holidays, culture, language and stories! The people of Japan love to celebrate. In fact, they love it so much they have a day of celebration, whether it's a change in season, a religious observance, or just a special moment in life, every month of the year. Brimming with ancient traditions, exotic decorations, and delicious, seasonal foods, Japanese Celebrations will take you on a month-by-month tour of some of Japan's best-loved festivals.

Beautifully illustrated and full of fascinating facts about Japanese holidays and celebrations, this 48-page picture book offers a vivid picture of some of Japan's most festive events including New Year's, Children's Day, Cherry Blossom Season, Harvest Moon Viewing, Christmas in Japan and many more.

With simple but informative text and illustrations that explain the significance of the dress, decoration, food, gifts and activities associated with these events, Japanese Celebrations promises to delight and educate young readers and parents alike.
By:   Betty Reynolds
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 267mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   539g
ISBN:   9780804836586
ISBN 10:   0804836582
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   31 January 2006
Audience:   General/trade ,  Children/juvenile ,  ELT Advanced ,  Children / Juvenile
Language:   Japanese
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Japanese Celebrations: Cherry Blossoms Lanterns and Stars

By the writer-illustrator of Tokyo Friends and Squeamish about Sushi, this profusely illustrated book presents celebrations enjoyed by Japanese children. Occasionally, a craft, activity, or song appears in this colorful, child-friendly book. -- Booklist

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