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Korean Celebrations

Festivals Holidays and Traditions

Tina Cho Farida Zaman

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Tuttle
13 August 2019
Korean Celebrations takes young readers on an exciting exploration of Korea's colourful festivals and family celebrations - wonderful days that are filled with exciting activities and delicious foods.

This book allows children to experience Korean culture firsthand by involving them in games, crafts, stories, foods and other activities like the following:

Preparing and enjoying delicious Songpyeon - sweet dumplings that everyone loves to eat on Chuseok (Korea's version of Thanksgiving) Making your own board game to play Yut-Nori - a game of luck and strategy that's played during Seollal, Korea's all-important New Year celebrations Writing simple Korean phrases using the Hangul alphabet, Korea's written language - which is celebrated with its own holiday (Hangul Day)!

In this book, kids will learn about many special Korean celebrations and festivals such as:

Dano - the end of the planting season which is full of fun competitions like wrestling and swinging contests Daeboreum - a holiday to celebrate the moon, filled with special dances, twirling fire, lots of walking and, of course, special foods ... and plenty more. Because in Korea, a holiday or celebration is always just around the corner! Korean Celebrations allows kids to immerse themselves in the lives of their Korean counterparts with these interactive multicultural activities.
By:   Tina Cho, Farida Zaman
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 216mm,  Width: 267mm, 
ISBN:   9780804846943
ISBN 10:   0804846944
Pages:   48
Publication Date:   13 August 2019
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Tina Cho is a versatile educator and children's author on subjects from language to etiquette to social action. She is the author of Rice from Heaven: the Secret Mission to Feed North Koreans, Let's Learn Korean! and Korean Picture Dictionary, among others. She has studied and taught in the US. She lives in Korea with her husband and children. Farida Zaman is an award-winning multimedia artist producing illustration for magazines, wrapping paper, greeting cards, billboards and books. She is the illustrator of My First Book of Hindi Words. She lives and works in Toronto. See her work at www.faridazaman.com.

Reviews for Korean Celebrations: Festivals Holidays and Traditions

Deftly written and charmingly illustrated...Korean Celebrations allows kids to immerse themselves in the lives of their Korean counterparts with these interactive multicultural activities and will prove to be an immediate and enduringly popular addition to elementary school, middle school, and community library collections. - Midwest Book Review ...There is a wealth of information conveyed in a simple seasonal ceremony that helps bridge cultures and bring people together. This delightful book encompasses all that and more...It's a wonderful book for anyone with an interest in traditional Korean culture. - KidsR.US blog Colorful, informative, and engaging...This charming introductory resource will inform and motivate elementary readers to participate in and learn more about South Korean culture. - School Library Journal


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