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Chinese New Year

Posted on: February 12, 2016

FBooks About Chinaebruary is Chinese New Year and this year is the Year of the Monkey. If you’re in London there’s a special celebration with a parade from Charing Cross Road to Shaftesbury Avenue and lions in China Town. Plus there’s entertainment in Shaftesbury Avenue and on Trafalgar Square. Find the timings on the Mayor of London/London Assembly Chinese New Year 2016 page.

Do you know which Chinese year it was when you were born? The Travel China Guide will help you find it.

Check out some of the material we have for you to borrow about China. If English is not your first language then Patrick Catel’s China gives you a good overview of the culture, politics, history, environment and wildlife of the country.

If you’re interested in art then Chinese Art in Detail by Carol Michelson and Jane Portal may be of interest.

We’ve also got a of biography about China:

Falling Leaves Return to their Roots: the True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah

Or how about some fiction? We have these to tempt you:

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan (which we’ve also got on DVD)

Everything I Never Told You  by Celeste Ng


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