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D Is for Dancing Dragon : A China Alphabet - Carol Crane

D Is for Dancing Dragon

A China Alphabet

By: Carol Crane, Zong-Zhou Wang (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2006
ISBN: 9781585362738
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 6 - 7 years old

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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. 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.

ISBN: 9781585362738
ISBN-10: 1585362735
Series: Discover the World
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6 - 7 years old
For Grades: 2 - 3
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st August 2006
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.1 x 28.7  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1