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Mooncakes is the lyrical story of a young girl who shares the special celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival with her parents. As they eat mooncakes, drink tea and watch the night sky together, Mama and Baba tell ancient tales of a magical tree that can never be cut down, the Jade Rabbit who came to live on the moon and one brave woman's journey to eternal life. With a gentle focus on the importance of family,
Mooncakes is both a perfect book for parent and child to read together and an ideal choice for schools and libraries.
Come share in the special celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival.
From the Inside Flap
cultural celebrations, ethnic stories, stories passed down, Chang-E, Wu-Gang
About the Author
Loretta Seto is a fiction writer, screenwriter and playwright. She has been published in
Ricepaper magazine and the anthology
Strike the Wok. Loretta completed her MFA in creative writing at UBC. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information, visit .
Renné Benoit is an award-winning illustrator of many books for children. In 2012,
Big City Bees (Greystone) was shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award in the Children's Literature Illustration category. Renné currently works out of her home studio in St. Thomas, Ontario. For more information, visit .