A beautiful story of Chinese New Year and its symbolism: in pictures

Published on: 16 February 2018 Author: Sophie Offord

Peer inside the pages of Dragon Dancer: a magical story about the Chinese New Year and the reasons why people celebrate this joyous festival with such spectacular light and sound.

It is the eve of Chinese New Year and the ancient sky dragon prepares to awake from his year-long sleep. Will the bad luck of the previous year be quashed, so everyone can usher in the good?

The stunning and exciting Dragon Dancer brings the Chinese New Year to life and helps to explain the reasons for its animal symbols and traditions – as well as keep up the magic.  

Check out our gallery of illustrations from the book – by Jérémy Pailler – and you'll soon be sucked into this sumptuous story...

Dragon Dancer is written by Joyce Chng and published by Lantana Publishing. 

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Dragon Dancer illustrated by Jérémy Pailler
Dragon Dancer illustrated by Jérémy Pailler
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Dragon Dancer illustrated by Jérémy Pailler
Dragon Dancer illustrated by Jérémy Pailler
Dragon Dancer illustrated by Jérémy Pailler
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Dragon Dancer

Author: Joyce Chng Illustrator: Jeremy Pailler

Young Yao and Shen Long - a powerful sky dragon - battle with the past year's bad luck and usher in good luck from the skies of Singapore. A magical story that celebrates the Chinese New Year.

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