Dragon Boat Festival - Traditional

Gibbs Smith

SKU: 8216

$12.99 USD

Introduce your bitty babes to the shapes and their given names and characteristics in two languages, while celebrating Chinese culture!

Learn about shapes while celebrating the Dragon Boat Festival!

Dragon Boat Festival is a cultural summer event that both children and adults look forward to, especially for the dragon boat races. Our book, Dragon Boat Festival, shows children the various traditions that take place while preparing for and celebrating the festival with their family in both English and Chinese. Children and adults alike will be delighted to uncover the shapes found in various elements of the dragon boat festival commonly seen items as they turn each page. The book is full of eye-catching and simple pictures that improve observation skills, build vocabulary, and encourage reading.

Our Dragon Boat Festival book squeezes in lots of extra learning opportunities and skills, such as learning new facts about Dragon Boat Festival, traditions and customs that take place when celebrating, as well as learning about shapes and their characteristics in both English and Chinese.

Parents will adore this eye-catching bilingual Chinese-English read due to its effortless integration of Chinese culture and traditions paired with topic of a very kid-friendly festival, Dragon Boat Festival. The simple and cute artwork is engaging for all, making learning about shapes and reading so much fun!

Lulu Cheng was born in Taipei, Taiwan and moved to the United States for college. Her love of books and learning intensified as she followed her passion to become an elementary teacher in Los Angeles, California. Once having her own children, she realized how important it was to her to raise them to be bilingual and biliterate. Her passion for passing on her language and culture to her own children sparked a fire inside of her to create books and learning materials in Chinese. She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and two children where she enjoys planning family trips, taxiing her kids to their extracurriculars, and finding the best ice cream spots around town.

Lacey Benard was born in and grew up in Los Angeles. From a very early age, she loved all kinds of art, especially freehand scrapbooking and cardmaking using nothing but scissors, a Sharpie, and scraps of colored paper. She spent over a decade as a classroom teacher and eventually worked her way up to a school administrator role. While on hiatus from the field of education as she started her family, the opportunity to tap into her love of papercutting cute art presented itself through the creation of Bitty Bao. She currently resides in Dana Point, CA with her husband and two children where she enjoys catching all of her children’s small moments, exploring new places, and eating yummy food.