A collection of meaningful picture books written in simplified and traditional Chinese. The bilingual CD is in Mandarin and English with pleasant classical music in the background.
iSuper Science books are favorite Chinese science books for my kids. This must-have series features beautiful photographs and large Chinese characters.
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.
识字儿歌 (Shìzì er gē / Word Songs) is a set of illustrated nursery rhymes and workbooks accompanied by a CD. I highly recommend this for children who are starting to learn Chinese. The simplified Chinese text is printed clearly with pinyin below each word.
I highly recommend the DailyNoodles My Fun Chinese Numbers and Animals Books as a hands-on introduction to Chinese learning for kids. Included are fun crafts, coloring, matching games, Sudoku, Zodiac animals, and more!
The Greenfield 我自己会读 I Can Read series has 96 short, humorous children's stories that are illustrated beautifully and build reading confidence. The CDs give exposure to native Mandarin or Cantonese. In addition, workbooks and flashcards are included.