Celebrate Lunar New Year!

By Kat La Mantia | December 15 2022 | Children'sGeneralAllBlog

Lunar New Year is coming up on January 22, 2023! Celebrated in many cultures, Lunar New Year heralds the arrival of spring and the changing of the year in the lunar calendar. This time of year means fireworks, street parties, lucky dragon dances, and meals of longevity noodles, dumplings, rice cakes, steamed fish, and more. We have some fabulous children’s titles perfect for gifting to celebrate and educate about the holiday. Check out our favorites below and explore more here!

The Night Before Lunar New Year
978-0-593-38421-3
Discover all the celebratory traditions surrounding Lunar New Year in this festive addition to the Night Before series.
$5.99 US
Dec 27, 2022
8 x 8
Paperback
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 4-6 years

The 12 Days of Lunar New Year
978-0-593-30678-9
Count out twelve ways to celebrate Lunar New Year! This fun-filled picture book inspired by "The 12 Days of Christmas" is perfect for fans of Natasha Wing's The Night Before series. Includes stickers!
$5.99 US
Jan 04, 2022
8 x 8
Paperback
24 Pages
Random House Books for Young Readers
Age 3-7 years

Chinese New Year Colors
978-0-8234-5242-2
This bilingual color concept book celebrates a rainbow of traditional objects seen during the Chinese New Year.
$8.99 US
Nov 29, 2022
8 x 10
Paperback
32 Pages
Holiday House
Age 3-7 years

Happy Chinese New Year!
A Festive Counting Story
978-0-593-56297-0
Count to twelve with the zodiac animals as they get ready to celebrate Chinese New Year! Sweet, colorful illustrations introduce each of the zodiac animals as they bring special items to the celebration.
$10.99 US
Nov 29, 2022
8 x 8
Board Book
28 Pages
Crown Books for Young Readers
Age 0-3 years

Maisy's Chinese New Year
A Maisy First Experiences Book
978-1-5362-1678-3
Join Maisy and friends in a joyful celebration of Chinese New Year.Tomorrow is Chinese New Year, and Maisy’s friend Tiger is coming home for the occasion. Hooray! Tiger has brought some beautiful gifts, some with a special symbol that means good luck. Maisy has asked all her friends to her house to celebrate with a delicious feast, and Penguin and Ostrich are handing out lucky red packets with money inside. Now it’s time for Tiger to tell the story of Chinese New Year, while everyone stays up late for fireworks. But the best is to come on New Year’s Day, when Maisy and all her friends take part in a dragon dance! Vivid with red and gold, this First Experiences book—featuring a simple visual glossary of common Chinese New Year’s objects—will be a favorite of little ones new to the tradition as well as those for whom it’s a beloved event.
$6.99 US
Jan 18, 2022
9-1/16 x 7-1/2
Paperback
32 Pages
Candlewick
Age 3-7 years

Baby Loves Lunar Phases on Chinese New Year!
978-1-62354-306-8
Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners
$8.99 US
Nov 23, 2021
7 x 7
Board Book
20 Pages
Charlesbridge
Age 0-3 years

Chinese New Year: A Mr. Men Little Miss Book
978-0-593-22224-9
You're invited to a Chinese New Year celebration with the Mr. Men and Little Miss cast of characters!
$4.99 US
Dec 29, 2020
5-1/2 x 5
Paperback
32 Pages
Grosset & Dunlap
Age 3-5 years

Alex's Good Fortune
978-0-593-22294-2
Celebrate Chinese New Year with this sweet story of friendship and family!In this story designed to engage early readers, charming characters combine with simple text, lively illustrations, and laugh-out-loud humor to help boost kids' confidence and create lifelong readers!
$9.99 US
Dec 29, 2020
6-1/2 x 9
Hardcover
32 Pages
Penguin Workshop
Age 4-8 years

Baby's First Chinese New Year
DK
978-1-4654-8401-7
Celebrate Chinese New Year with this delightful baby board book little ones will adore.
$6.99 US
Dec 24, 2018
5-1/8 x 5-1/8
Board Book
14 Pages
DK Children
Age 0-2 years

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas
978-1-58089-653-5
A new take on a favorite fairy tale, set in a bustling contemporary Chinatown.
$7.95 US
Dec 01, 2015
11 x 8-1/2
Paperback
32 Pages
Charlesbridge
Age 4-8 years