Chinese Lunar New Year - The Year of the Rat
2020 is the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac. The Rat may get a bad rap, but many would argue that this reputation is undeserved! The first of the 12…
Happy Lunar New Year! 2020 is the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac. The Rat may get a bad rap, but many would argue that this reputation is undeserved! The first of the 12 zodiac signs, the Rat is known for its intelligence and resourcefulness and seen as a sign of wealth and success. See our Lunar New Year Collection.
Get ready for a new best friend! Adorned with a striped shirt, floral bandana, and classic beret, this stylish French Rat knows how to have some fun! This resourceful little guy even turned this cardboard cheese box into his living quarters, complete with ventilation holes! 2020 is the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac. The Rat may get a bad rap, but this reputation is undeserved! The Rat is known for its intelligence and resourcefulness and seen as a sign of wealth and success.
For the young lovers of museums and all things history. Emmy Wu loses her beloved blanket, made especially for her by her grandmother, Nainai, on a trip to the Yin Yu Tang house at the Peabody Essex Museum. Looking high and low, she winds up on a magical journey of discovery and wonder. But will she find her blanket before it’s too late? ~Childrens books, Kids Literature, Kids lit, Chinese History
Ming Da is only nine years old when he becomes the emperor of China, and his three advisors take advantage of him by stealing his stores of rice, gold, and precious stones. But Ming Da has a plan. ~ Children's Books, Kid's Books, Kids Lit
by Nina Simonds, Leslie Swartz, & The Children's Museum, Boston; Illustrated by Meilo So Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities, and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes.
by Dong Hu Open up this book and find a fun, interactive way for kids to learn more about Chinese art and symbolism! Each two-page spread highlights a Chinese ceramic artifact, pulled from a museum collection. On the left-hand side, a photo of the piece, its history and any hidden symbols that are important in Chinese culture. On the right-hand side, a pop-out puzzle with 25 pieces that—when put together—shows a close-up of the artwork featured on the adjacent ceramic artifact.