Playing with Lanterns

在年味開始變淡的正月初五,招娣終於盼望來了舅舅送來的燈籠,村巷裡夜色如海,燈光點點,小夥伴們舉著各自的燈籠互相鬥豔:“你的是牛糞燈,好好看。”“你的是蓮花燈,我的是火罐燈。”……轉眼到了正月十五,年也要過完了,這是最後一晚打燈籠了……

In this cheerful book first published in China, readers are invited along with Zhao Di and her friends as they experience all the joy and excitement of this folk Chinese custom. Details about the paper lantern tradition are also included in an author’s note at the end of the book.