Long Island author's new 'Curious George' book teaches readers about Chinese New Year

A local author's new book is helping people better understand Chinese culture.
Maria Wen Adcock's wrote "It's A Chinese New Year, Curious George." The book follows the popular monkey as he learns about many Chinese New Year traditions.
"Traditions are important no matter what your background is – and for Chinese New Year, it's about family," Adcock says.
The book explains how the Chinese New Year originated, the zodiac calendar, and symbolic food.