GIVEAWAY & Review: Our Lunar New Year (Children)


First Line:

“It’s almost Lunar New Year!”

 Join us for this tour from January 18 to February 7
Book Details:
Book Title:  Our Lunar New Year by Yobe Qiu
Category:  Children's Fiction (Ages 3-7),  36 pages
GenreChildren's Picture Book 
Publisher:  Yobe Qiu LLC
Format available for review:  print - hardback (USA), pdf
Tour dates: January 18 to February 7
Content Rating:  G.

Book Description:

It's almost Lunar New Year! Xiao Mi, Hang, Kwan, Malai and Charu all celebrate the New Year in their own special way. Experience how each one of the Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian children and their families honor Lunar New Year, from dragon dances in China to firecrackers

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Our Lunar New Year is a unique children’s book by Yobe Qiu. It showcases a diverse cast of characters. These multi-cultural families observe the Lunar New Year in their own special ways.

For the Chinese Spring Festival (Chun Jie) Xiao Mi and her family gather together to eat a special meal of extra-luck fish, and that night they watch a Dragon Dance and fireworks show.

In Vietnam, Hang and her family celebrate the Vietnamese New Year (Têt) with drums and bells, watching a Lion Dance, and visiting the temple before eating and watching fireworks.

The book also features families celebrating Seollal (Korean), Songkran (Thai), and Diwali (Indian) in their own customary ways. The colorful, detailed illustrations add so much to the learning experience.

I love the diversity in this book, displaying the celebratory practices of people from different backgrounds. What a wonderful way to educate young readers about the beauty of diversity.



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Disclosure: #CoverLoverBookReview received a complimentary copy of this book.

Meet the Author: 
Yobe is an educator, entrepreneur and mom who lives in NYC. As an educator, she focused on teaching families to embrace love, diversity and different cultures. Through the years working in the classrooms and closely with other educators, she noticed the lack of multi-cultural resources that represented children of color. That is when Yobe decided to create multicultural children stories that feature Asian children, families and cultures! Yobe loves spending time with her daughter, reading to children and taking long walks during the day!

Connect with the Author:  Website ~ Facebook ~ Instagram
Tour Schedule:

Jan 18 –
Splashes of Joy – book review / giveaway
Jan 18 - Cover Lover Book Review – book review / giveaway
Jan 20 – A Mama's Corner of the World – book review / giveaway
Jan 20 - Bound 4 Escape – book review / giveaway
Jan 21 – Chit Chat with Charity – book review / giveaway
Jan 24 – @twilight_reader – book review
Jan 24 – Kam's Place – book review
Jan 25 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book review / giveaway
Jan 26 – StoreyBook Reviews – book review / giveaway
Jan 27 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Jan 28 – Writer with Wanderlust – book review / giveaway
Jan 31 – The Adventures of a Travelers Wife – book review / giveaway
Feb 1 – Lisa Everyday Life – book review / giveaway
Feb 2 – The Momma Spot – book review / giveaway
Feb 3 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book review / giveaway
Feb 4 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book review
Feb 7 - Rockin' Book Reviews – book review / giveaway

Enter the Giveaway:

OUR LUNAR NEW YEAR Book Tour Giveaway



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