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Thanking the Moon

Thanking the Moon Read & Download ß 100 S and a secret wish up to the moonGrace Lin’s luminous and gloriously patterned artwork is perfect for this holiday tale Her story is simple tailor made for reading aloud to young children And she includes an informative author’s note with further details on the custom. A pleasant story sweet in its simplicity of a family gathering together to celebrate the Mid Autumn Moon Festival with a traditional picnic I really enjoyed how the story was very intimate with just the family then expanded through the illustrations to show many others celebrating too The story is simple enough to be shared with the young picture book crowd but the information in the back gives history about the festival and the traditions and myths associated with it

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Thanking the Moon Read & Download ß 100 S and traditions of the Moon Festival for parents and teachers The Moon Festival is one of the most important holidays of the year along with the Lunar New Year so this book makes an excellent companion to Grace Lin’s Bringing In the New Year which features the same fami. For a book that expresses itself in only a single line of text per page Thanking the Moon has a lot of uality story to tell Much of it is told through illustrations that do wonders in setting the mood and give us between the lines insight into the real importance behind the Mid Autumn Moon Festival One doesn t have to believe in making supplication to the goddess of the moon to be able to appreciate the positive effect of setting aside a special day to remind us to give thanks for the blessings in our lives and to not ever forget the good things we do have because we re so focused on what we re still hoping to gain The whole family gets into the act of celebrating on the night of the Mid Autumn Moon Festival setting up traditional decorations and putting out the food for the party It s than just a family event though it s a community wide effort to promote an attitude of thankfulness and the unity that comes from many people all remembering their shared blessings together I can t recall having ever even heard of the festival before reading this book but Grace Lin s tender portrait of the holiday celebration provides me with ample reason to wish that I could take part in a Mid Autumn Moon Festival to experience that kind of closeness of community For readers who are interested in learning a bit about the Mid Autumn Moon Festival there s an author s note at the end of the book that gives a in depth explanation In my mind Grace Lin perfectly sums up the book and its message in the final line of this section saying The Mid Autumn Festival remains a beloved celebration and along with the Lunar New Year is one of the most important holidays of the year Just as the moon always returns to its fullness the festival continues to reunite families and inspire peace and gratitude All told I would at least consider giving two and a half stars to Thanking the Moon and I d be uick to recommend it for anyone looking to find a picture book with some cultural flavor and a bit depth of feeling than usual

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Thanking the Moon Read & Download ß 100 This simple young and satisfying story follows a Chinese American family as they celebrate the Mid Autumn Moon Festival Each member of the family lends a hand as they prepare a moonlit picnic with mooncakes pomelos cups of tea and colorful lanterns And everyone sends thank. Cute story about how Asian culture celebrates mid autumn moon festival Illustrations were nice nothing over the top My kids enjoyed this simple story as we celebrate harvest Moon this month

  • Hardcover
  • 32
  • Thanking the Moon
  • Grace Lin
  • English
  • 07 August 2019
  • 9780375861017