D is for dancing dragon: a China alphabet

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Sleeping Bear Press,
Pub. Date:
2006.
Language:
English
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Winding its way like a long dragon through 4,000 miles of mountains, desert, and grasslands, The Great Wall of China was built entirely by hand, taking hundreds of years and millions of workers to complete. That's just one of the myriad wonders of China children will discover in this far-reaching book. D is for Dancing Dragon brings China's history and culture alive by describing its unique customs, art works, music, foods, geography and wildlife. Children will learn, for example, that paper, ink, printing, umbrellas, kites and fireworks are all Chinese inventions. They'll find the secrets of how silk is made, how chopsticks work and why you should never cry on the Chinese New Year's Day. They will even learn a few Chinese words, as well as which astrological animal sign belongs to them. This captivating book is sure to be of special interest to anyone curious about this beautiful and mysterious land. To find recipes, games, interactives maps and much more for this title visit www.discovertheworldbooks.com! With Carol Crane's lively verses and informative text and Zong-Zhou Wang's enchanting art, Dancing Dragon is an exotic teat for ears, eyes and mind.
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