Chinese New Year is just days away when a legendary monster intent on devouring the city faces off against a feisty girl who must use her knowledge of the holiday’s customs to outsmart him, in Andrea Wang’s fun-filled holiday adventure, The Nian Monster. Alina Chau’s vibrant depictions of Shanghai’s cityscape, docks, and marketplaces surround an adorably wide-eyed Xingling as she saves the day in bunny slippers, merging old and new traditions while celebrating the spirit of the season.
Pallas Gates McCorquodale
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