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A Sweet New Year for Ren
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About The Book
Celebrate the Lunar New Year through a young girl’s family traditions in this charming picture book featuring illustrations by New York Times bestselling artist Dung Ho that also includes a recipe for pineapple cakes!
Little Ren looks forward to the preparation for and festivities of Lunar New Year, but she is always too little to help make the delicious pineapple cakes that are her favorite. She watches family members rolling out the dough and loves the mouth-watering smell. Watching and waiting, when will Ren be old enough?
About The Illustrator
Dung Ho was born and raised in Hue, Vietnam, where she studied graphic design at the Hue University College of Arts. After graduating, she worked in the design and advertising industries before discovering a great passion for illustration and picture books and becoming a freelance illustrator. Currently, she lives and works in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. She is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture book Eyes That Kiss in the Corners. When not drawing, she enjoys cooking and watching movies.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books (November 15, 2022)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534496606
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 4 - 8
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Raves and Reviews
The palette of radiant reds, golden yellows, and budding greens reflects shades traditionally associated with the holiday and reinforces the warmth and love of this family-focused celebration.
– Kirkus Reviews
The palette ... reinforces the warmth and love of this family-focused celebration.... A delightful charmer that touches on practices associated with Lunar New Year and highlights a variety of foods.
–School Library Journal
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