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New Clothes for New Years Day

New Clothes for New Years Day
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Price: $15.95
Product ID : km-9781933605296



The New Year is the start of everything new...Follow a young Korean girl as she dresses and prepares for celebrating the Lunar New Year.

A New Year, a new day, a new morning.
New clothes.
We start the year with new things.
New things, for the year-older me.

Author: Bae, Hyun-Ju
Illustrator: Bae, Hyun-Ju

Country: South Korea

Ages: 4 - 6
Themes: Cultural & Global Awareness


"...glorious picture book...exquisite illustrations...a wonderful book for any girl and her mother." - YA Books Central

"...excellent all the way around. - Jellymom

"The delicate illustrations bring to life how the new year is celebrated in another culture." - Kid's Bookshelf

"While the reverence with which the girl greets the holiday is specifically Korean, her gladness and anticipation : and Bae's skillful rendering : are sure to have universal appeal." - The Washington Post

"Parents won't mind requests to read this over and over...the delicate, beautifully crafted images are worth looking at again and again." - The Arizona Republic

"...a good way to teach young readers about this unique culture. In a world that is growing smaller every day, a book like this brings us closer together." - Bookviews

"Children will delight in holding this one in their hands, and learning about the garments' names, layers, and meaning." - Paper Tigers

"This stunningly illustrated picture book is a joy to read and to look at." - Through the Looking Glass

"...a beautiful book and one that gives young readers a peek into Korean culture while also transcending any one particular place (the girl's excitement, without doubt, depicting a universal joy)." - Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

"Each page has that signature Eastern blend of simplicity of composition and the harmony of all its elements...Try to pry this from your daughter's hands, I dare you." - Book Buds Kidlit Reviews

"...an inviting addition to lunar New Year offerings." - Booklist

"...written and meticulously illustrated...a window into another culture and a tale with universal appeal." - Playthings

"What better way to teach your children about the holiday than through books..." - A Readable Feast

"...absolutely stunning and engaging from cover to cover." - Play Library

"...a wonderful book that introduces children to the culture of South Korea. The brightly colored illustrations seem to glow off the pages and are simply stunning..." - Suite 101

"...a sumptuous children's book...for the Lunar New Year." - Albany Times

"...a gem of a book!" - The Field Guide to Parenting

"...a true sense of place and an appreciation for differences." - Suite 101

"Entrancing illustrations and a poetic but accessible text make this one quite a gem." - Kids Lit

"This book represents the best of what Kane/Miller does. It is a lushly illustrated volume that is stunning in its beauty and simplicity. The illustrations nicely complement the text, with gorgeous interior scenes and an attention to detail...a welcome addition to the body of literature on the Lunar New Year." - The Miss Rumphius Effect

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