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Maisy's Chinese New Year

By Lucy Cousins
Illustrated by Lucy Cousins

Maisy is celebrating one of the world's biggest festivals: Chinese New Year! From hanging up lanterns to receiving lucky red packets and joining in the dragon dance at the parade, this bright and colourful storybook is a perfect introduction to the many j

Maisy's friend Tiger is coming home especially for Chinese New Year! Once the house is tidy and the decorations are up, Maisy changes into her lovely red dress and throws a big party for all her friends. They have a delicious feast, tell stories, see the fireworks together and, on new year's day, watch a spectacular parade – with an amazing dragon dance! Richly illustrated in Lucy Cousins' vibrant and colourful style, this exciting and gently informative story from the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy is ideal for sharing the excitement of Chinese New Year with little ones.

  • This delightful First Experience story covers many Chinese New Year's traditions, including the giving of red packets, receiving gifts such as kumquat and flowers, and learning all about the Chinese zodiac.
  • A lovely, gently informative picture book which captures the key features of one of the world's biggest annual festivals.
  • Lucy Cousins' books have sold over 38 million copies worldwide and are available in 33 different languages.

About the author

Lucy Cousins is the multi-award-winning creator of Maisy. Her unique titles fascinate toddlers with their child-like simplicity, bold outlines and vivid colours. "Maisy does things that children all over the world do," Lucy Cousins says of her superstar mouse. "The way she dresses, the way she acts, are typical of children all over the world." Lucy Cousins works from her home in Hampshire, England. Other titles include the Smarties Book Prize-winner Jazzy in the Jungle; Hooray for Fish! – which has appeared in animation in Japan; the bestselling New York Times Top 10 Best Illustrated Children's Book Yummy; the critically acclaimed Peck Peck Peck, which won Best Picture Book in the Booktrust Best Book Awards, as well as the British Book Design and Production Award in the Children's Trade category; and more recently A Busy Day for Birds and Splish, Splash Ducky!

ISBN: 9781406395341
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: January 1, 2021
Dimensions: 230 x 190mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $22.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

Last updated on 15/06/20 at 02:21:37
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