Nian, the New Year Monster

Tomorrow Publishing House

$15.95 

This beautifully illustrated book introduces the traditions of Chinese New Year, through the eyes of an adorable monster called "Nian" - Year, and tells the origins of Chinese New Year celebration and why red is the color for the New Year.  It is a great book to help children and adults alike to learn about the Chinese New Year and Chinese culture.

“年”这个传说中的怪物,在中国流传久远,大家对他似乎耳熟能详,却又十分陌生,因为没有一个人能确切地描绘他的长相,也正因为如此,越是增添他的神秘性,也就越发引人好奇,于是“年”成为大家心目中一个神秘的可怕怪物。

    由 于“年”在中国人的眼中是那么的独一而奇特,有关他的故事不胜枚举,但内容却大同小异,大多叙述他如何出来欺负人,大家如何用鞭炮驱赶他,接着又如何庆 祝。大家都轻忽“年”到底是谁,为什么想欺负人,除了年终岁末出来,其他日子里他都做些什么,说到底,大家对“年”的了解有多少?

Our brands