The Nian Monster

The Nian Monster Author Andrea Wang
ISBN-10 9780807556429
Release 2016-12-01
Pages 32
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Tong tong! The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. With horns, scales, and wide, wicked jaws, Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with Xingling! The old tricks to keep him away don't work on Nian anymore, but Xingling is clever. Will her quick thinking be enough to save the city from the Nian Monster?

Das Nian Monster

Das Nian Monster Author Kate Dargaw
ISBN-10 3941651404
Release 2009
Pages 32
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Das Nian Monster has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Das Nian Monster also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Das Nian Monster book for free.

The Year of the Rat

The Year of the Rat Author Grace Lin
ISBN-10 9780316029285
Release 2008-01-01
Pages 300
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In this sequel to Year of the Dog, Pacy has another big year in store for her. The Year of the Dog was a very lucky year: she met her best friend Melody and discovered her true talents. However, the Year of the Rat brings big changes: Pacy must deal with Melody moving to California, find the courage to forge on with her dream of becoming a writer and illustrator, and learn to face some of her own flaws. Pacy encounters prejudice, struggles with acceptance, and must find the beauty in change. Based on the author's childhood adventures, Year of the Rat, features the whimsical black and white illustrations and the hilarious and touching anecdotes that helped Year of the Dog earn rave reviews and satisfied readers.

Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts

Mooncakes and Hungry Ghosts Author Carol Stepanchuk
ISBN-10 0835124819
Release 1991
Pages 145
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Looks at the major Chinese festivals and their origins, rituals, and significance.

China A to Z

China A to Z Author May-Lee Chai
ISBN-10 1440619247
Release 2007-09-25
Pages 304
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A practical and accessible guide to an ancient but rapidly changing culture—now revised and updated Perfect for business, pleasure, or armchair travelers, China A to Z explains the customs, culture, and etiquette essential for any trip or for anyone wanting to understand this complex country. In one hundred brief, reader-friendly essays alphabetized by subject, this fully revised and updated edition provides a crash course in the etiquette and politics of contemporary China as well as the nation’s geography and venerable history. In it, readers will discover: · How the recently selected President and his advisors approach global relations · Why China is considered the fastest growing market for fashion and luxury goods · What you should bring when visiting a Chinese household · What’s hot in Chinese art · How recent scandals impact Chinese society From architecture and body language to Confucianism and feng shui, China A to Z offers accessible and authoritative information about China.

Chinese Auspicious Culture

Chinese Auspicious Culture Author Beijing Foreign Language Press
ISBN-10 9789812296429
Release 2012-09-01
Pages 256
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In this volume, Chinese Auspicious Culture, we examine how Chinese folk customs have evolved over the centuries to become a natural science that includes a combination of multidisciplinary thoughts such as philosophy, geography, zoology, architecture and psychology. All these are elements of Chinese auspicious culture, which has been practised by the Chinese for fortune, prosperity and longevity. In order to survive in a world beset with calamities, the ancient Chinese had developed a variety of taboos and customs that must be observed, and they remain the guidelines for the people today.

The Lunar Tao

The Lunar Tao Author Ming-Dao Deng
ISBN-10 9780062205919
Release 2013-02-19
Pages 464
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From Taosim expert Ming-Dao Deng comes The Lunar Tao: Meditations in Harmony with the Seasons, bringing to life the Chinese Lunar Calendar via the prism of Taoism. In The Lunar Tao, each day of the Lunar year is represented with a reading meditation, beautiful Chinese illustrations, and interesting facts about the festivals and traditions, providing readers with the context that gives Taoism such depth and resonance. Ming-Dao Deng, the bestselling author of 365 Tao: Daily Meditations, shows how to bring the tenets of Taoism into everyday life.

All About China

All About China Author Allison Branscombe
ISBN-10 9781462916184
Release 2014-11-11
Pages 64
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**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Preferred Choice Award** **Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal** **Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Silver Medal** Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese history and culture with this delightfully illustrated book that is packed with stories, activities and games. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will teach them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life. All About China is the next best thing to being there! China is the world's largest and most populated country boasting thousands of years of history, tradition and culture. In All About China, you'll: Discover the fantastic Chinese tales about the creation of the earth and the origin of the Moon Goddess Delve into China's multifaceted cultural heritage, visit breathtaking places and learn Chinese folk songs Take a crack at solving a tangram shape puzzle Learn about the twelve Chinese zodiac animals Try your hand at making a traditional brush painting of a panda, bamboo and other subjects All About China is an exciting and captivating introduction to the country, featuring page after page of colorful illustrations, interesting stories, amazing facts, cultural insights, engaging activities and much more. Young readers will embark on a fascinating journey through the many faces of this country, meeting its people and examining its landscape, culture and historical tapestry.

The Sage the Swordsman and the Scholars Book I of Trials of the Middle Kingdom

The Sage  the Swordsman and the Scholars  Book I of Trials of the Middle Kingdom Author Pierre Dimaculangan
ISBN-10 9781483437477
Release 2015-09-30
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“It has been 4,000 years since the Sage Kings led the people in the knowledge of the Way. That knowledge has been lost to the ages. I am afraid that the favor of Heaven no longer rests upon the Middle Kingdom and now our trials have finally begun.” Keeper of the Sanctuary (124th year of the Ming dynasty) When enigmatic nonhuman visitors arrive from the sea, the very foundations of the Middle Kingdom are under attack. The evil agenda of these invaders sparks a massive war that will determine the fate of the Ming dynasty and the nations beyond. A legendary swordsman allies himself with a banished Shaolin monk, a defeated bandit chieftain, a carefree Mongol, and an unknown philosopher who knows the only hope for victory. Together, this band of misfits strives to be proven worthy of the impossible task before them. Determined to combat the invaders’ initial offensives, they must also repel countless internal enemies who have rallied to bring down the mighty Ming dynasty.

what is the rat finding the rat from view of chinese

what is the rat finding the rat from view of chinese Author
ISBN-10 7102040679
Release 2007
Pages 110
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what is the rat finding the rat from view of chinese has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from what is the rat finding the rat from view of chinese also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full what is the rat finding the rat from view of chinese book for free.

Lauras Stern und der geheimnisvolle Drache Nian

Lauras Stern und der geheimnisvolle Drache Nian Author Klaus Baumgart
ISBN-10 3833900733
Release 2009
Pages 102
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Lauras Mutter, die Cellistin ist, hat ein Engagement an der Oper in Peking und die ganze Familie darf sie nach China begleiten. Auch der Stern kommt natürlich mit und sorgt für allerhand Abenteuer und Überraschungen. Ab 8.

The Culture of Singapore English

The Culture of Singapore English Author Jock O. Wong
ISBN-10 9781139992442
Release 2014-06-12
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This book provides a fresh approach to Singapore English, by focusing on its cultural connotations. The author, a native Singaporean, explores a range of aspects of this rich variety of English - including address forms, cultural categories, particles and interjections – and links particular words to particular cultural norms. By using the Natural Semantic Metalanguage (NSM) approach, which is free from technical terminology, he explains the relationship between meaning and culture with maximal clarity, and an added strength of this study lies in its use of authentic examples and pictures, which offer a fascinating glimpse of Singaporean life. Through comparisons with Anglo English, it also explores some difficulties associated with Standard English and cultural misunderstanding. Lending a unique local perspective and written with an incisiveness that makes it ideal for both academic and non-academic readers, this book will appeal to all those interested in Singapore English and its cultural values.

Die Abenteuer von Pit und Peggs

Die Abenteuer von Pit und Peggs Author Felix Nussbaum
ISBN-10 9783941362758
Release 2015-04-23
Pages 32
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Dieses Buch ist etwas Besonderes. Ein Kinderbuch von Felix Nussbaum, vollendet 79 Jahre nach der Idee. Eine Geschichte voll Fantasie und Humor, eine Bildsprache zeitloser Schönheit. Ein traumhaftes Abenteuer.

Chinese Animation

Chinese Animation Author Rolf Giesen
ISBN-10 9781476615523
Release 2015-01-06
Pages 216
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With an output of more than 250,000 minutes annually, and with roughly 5,000 producers and production units, the Chinese are leading the field of animated films. Although it is almost impossible to completely cover 90 years of filmmaking, this book provides a comprehensible introduction to the industry's infancy, its Golden Age (Shanghai Animation Film Studio) and today's Chinese animation (in feature films, television series and student films). There are classics such as Princess Iron Fan (made at the time of the Japanese occupation) and the color Havoc in Heaven, both starring the Monkey King Sun Wukong, as well as countless TV stars (Blue Cat, Pleasant Goat and Big Big Wolf) and many almost unknown works by young filmmakers who are not focusing on an audience of children (like most of the industry output).


Release 2012-07-04
Pages 320
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Author, Jazan Wild, hands you a 320 page ticket that takes you back centuries ago to climb aboard the first ever Ferris Wheel. Fasten yourself into the first ever rollercoaster, as you ride through time and help Jexter The Clown, collect the oddest of oddities, the most freakish of freaks, and the grandest performers ever to perform under the big-top! This dark caravan of misfits needs just one thing to complete the show fantastical... YOU! Do not enter a carnival... Enter The Carnival! "ENTER THE CARNIVAL" "CARNIVAL COMICS" and "CARNIVAL OF SOULS" are Registered Trademarks.

Vampi Die kleine Vampirfledermaus

Vampi   Die kleine Vampirfledermaus Author Sandra Baumgärtner
ISBN-10 9783944544120
Release 2017-03-16
Pages 40
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Die kleine Vampirfledermaus Vampi sucht im Tor einer römischen Stadt ihr neues Zuhause. Doch dem Statthalter Marc Augustus missfällt das und er verbietet den Bewohnern bei Nacht Türen und Fenster zu öffnen. Aber das lässt sich Vampi nicht gefallen. Eine wunderbare Geschichte über Abenteuer, Freundschaft und den Mut, etwas Unbekanntem zu begegnen.

Geschichten aus Nian Lindenreiter

Geschichten aus Nian   Lindenreiter Author Paul M. Belt
ISBN-10 9783956672781
Release 2016-10-21
Pages 260
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Ein Land mit winzigen Menschen und riesigen Bäumen. Das ist Nian, Heimat von Kai aus dem Mittelland und Lia aus dem Gebirgsland. Eine alte Legende vom Lindenreiter, einem Jungen, den eine geheimnisvolle Verbindung zu einem uralten Baum antrieb und der als erstes auf einem Blatt schweben konnte, hat die Kultur des Laubreitens und viele verschiedene Reiterklans hervorgebracht. Können Lia und Kai mit ihren besonderen Begabungen dabei helfen, Nian vor einer dunklen und mächtigen Bedrohung zu bewahren und das Gleichgewicht wiederherzustellen? Drei zusammenhängende Fantasy-Märchen zum Lesen und kindgerechten Vorlesen. "Lindenreiter" ist Band 1 von insgesamt sieben Bänden.