& Ying-Hwa Hu Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mum. It's the chinese New Year and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money. But when he realises the money is not enough to buy the things he wants, his joy turns to disappointment. Even though his moth tells him that he should appreciate the gift, Sam is not convinced - until a surprise encounter with a stranger. Illustrated in colour. Ages 3 - 9.