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Ten Mice for Tet by Pegi Deitz Shea and Cynthia Weill, illustrated by Tô Ngoc Trang, embroidery by Pham Viêt-Dinh [in AsianWeek]

 

Ten Mice for TetA simple counting book to celebrate the Vietnamese new year, or Tet, which begins on the first day of the lunar calendar. At the book’s end is a section that explains the various preparations and traditions for the celebration. Illustrated with actual hand-embroidered cloths of amazing intricacy and detail that bring the playful mice to life.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, November 28, 2003

Readers: Children

Published: 2003

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