Book Review: Our Lunar New Year

Our Lunar New Year by Yobe Qiu. A Children's book on how Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian children and their families honor Lunar New Year!



Join us for this tour from January 18 to February 7
Book Details:
Book Title:  Our Lunar New Year by Yobe Qiu
Category:  Children’s Fiction (Ages 3-7),  36 pages
Genre: Children’s Picture Book 
Publisher:  Yobe Qiu LLC
Format available for review:  print – hardback (USA), pdf
Tour dates: January 18 to February 7
Content Rating:  G.

Book Description:

It’s almost Lunar New Year! Xiao Mi, Hang, Kwan, Malai and Charu all celebrate the New Year in their own special way. Experience how each one of the Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian children and their families honor Lunar New Year, from dragon dances in China to firecrackers.

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Meet the Author: 
Yobe is an educator, entrepreneur and mom who lives in NYC. As an educator, she focused on teaching families to embrace love, diversity and different cultures. Through the years working in the classrooms and closely with other educators, she noticed the lack of multi-cultural resources that represented children of color. That is when Yobe decided to create multicultural children stories that feature Asian children, families and cultures! Yobe loves spending time with her daughter, reading to children and taking long walks during the day!

Connect with the Author:  Website ~ Facebook ~ Instagram
Tour Schedule:

Jan 18 –
Splashes of Joy – book review / giveaway
Jan 18 – Cover Lover Book Review – book review / giveaway
Jan 20 – A Mama’s Corner of the World – book review / giveaway
Jan 20 – Bound 4 Escape – book review / giveaway
Jan 21 – Chit Chat with Charity – book review / giveaway
Jan 24 – @twilight_reader – book review
Jan 24 – Kam’s Place – book review
Jan 25 – Gina Rae Mitchell – book review / giveaway
Jan 26 – StoreyBook Reviews – book review / giveaway
Jan 27 – Locks, Hooks and Books – book review / giveaway
Jan 28 – Writer with Wanderlust – book review / giveaway
Jan 31 – The Adventures of a Travelers Wife – book review / giveaway
Feb 1 – Lisa Everyday Life – book review / giveaway
Feb 2 – The Momma Spot – book review / giveaway
Feb 3 – Jazzy Book Reviews – book review / giveaway
Feb 4 – The Phantom Paragrapher – book review
Feb 7 – Rockin’ Book Reviews – book review / giveaway

Enter the Giveaway:

OUR LUNAR NEW YEAR Book Tour Giveaway




My Thoughts on Our Lunar New Year

I had the pleasure of reading one of Yobe Qiu’s previous books Our Moon Festival and it was just as delightful as this one!

I really enjoy learning about how diverse cultures celebrate their holidays. Yobe Qiu does a fabulous job giving the highlights of several ways cultures celebrate New Years across the globe. From China to Thailand, Vietnam, and India. We get to be immersed in the sights, sounds, customs, and foods of that specific culture. I really enjoyed the way this book was presented and all of the facts in it. Very professionally researched and layout. The words flowed a bit differently than what I am used to, however, that may be because Yobe Qiu was staying close to how the distinct cultures would present the information (which is a neat idea!)

The only thing that could enhance the experience of reading this book would be to include the recipes for the dishes mentioned in the book. Otherwise, a fantastic book. 4 Stars.

*I volunteered to read this book in return for my honest feedback. The thoughts and opinions expressed within are my own.

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