Celebrate Lunar New Year (Chinese New Year) with the best children's books and audiobooks for kids in Chinese and English!
With beautiful, poetic words and illustrations, Eyes That Kiss In The Corners is a book that celebrates Asian families, features, and culture.
Sagebooks is an excellent curriculum that uses spaced repetition and short stories to teach kids how to read 500 Chinese characters and basic sentences. Simplified and traditional Chinese versions are available.
My children and I love to eat and read about food! Here are our favorite picture books about food in Chinese and English.
巧虎 (Qiaohu) is a popular Chinese show for children. The subscription includes DVDs, workbooks, and toys that encourage Mandarin learning.
Shapes Chinese Books 形状万花筒 is an excellent series of books for the budding reader. Large Chinese characters are on separate pages from the cute and clever illustrations that kids will love! Each story concludes with a positive message as well as full English translation and pinyin reference.
Madeleine Editions is a multilingual, multimedia publisher that specializes in charming Tales in Music for children ages 3-7. Eva Lou, the creator, shares her passion for creating unique eBooks and behind-the-scenes production process.
Beautiful and thought-provoking Chinese picture books in simplified Chinese with Pinyin support and English translations!
Grace 说 is a series of relatable and engaging stories about a girl who learns about the importance of persistence, focus, and patience.
一个不能没有礼物的日子 is a touching Chinese Christmas story about a bear family that finds joy in discovering gifts of familiar items. The book comes with a CD and has a wonderful message for children.
Chinese Graded Readers of the Chinese Library Series is an excellent set of books for beginner Chinese learners. Pinyin & English translations accompany the simplified Chinese text.
Beautiful Chinese Festivals Stories in simplified and traditional Chinese! These books give an authentic overview of Chinese holidays.
My daughter enjoyed the 红蜻蜓学前阅读计划 Odonata Chinese Leveled Reading Series, a story-based curriculum that teaches 1200 Simplified Chinese characters. The series comes with workbooks, flashcards, and CDs which can be purchased separately.
Rhythm and Tones: Chants and Songs for Learning Chinese is a fantastic book and CD for families starting the Mandarin Chinese learning journey!
满月 is a moving story about a Chinese adoptee that meets her new parents when the moon is full around the time of Mid-Autumn Festival. This beautiful book will be meaningful to kids and parents.
四五快读 is an excellent, low-cost curriculum that teaches 825 simplified Chinese characters through stories and exercises. My daughter was ready for Chinese bridge books after this series!