Korean Celebrations: Festivals, Holidays and Traditions

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Product Details
Price
$14.99  $13.94
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
48
Dimensions
8.7 X 10.8 X 0.7 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780804846943

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About the Author
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
"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
"...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
"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
"...Kids not only learn the significance of the celebrations, there are tons of hands-on activities, too!...There are many other fun bits of information highlighted in the book, such as the national anthem, a look at the Korean flag, and how to write in Korean. I love the whimsical watercolor illustrations that bring the celebrations to life for young readers." -- All Done Monkey blog
"...a comprehensive list book of fun and fascinating festivals, holidays and traditions of Korea...From Korean Alphabet Day to the Ginseng to the Mud to the Ice Festival, Korean Celebrations contains eye-catching illustrations for the young reader." --Eeyagi Tales blog
"...a must-have book about Korean culture, holidays, celebrations, with doses of history and notes on modern takes." --Asian Lit for Kids
"Through games, crafts, foods and stories, Korean Celebration: Festivals, Holidays, and Traditions by Tina Cho offers young readers a window into Korean cultural celebrations, including how Chuseok is celebrated." --Michelle Yang, Care.com