My children and I are having fun reading Mid-Autumn Moon Festival books! Here are our favorites picture books in Chinese and English!
Children are often anxious about going to school. Reading Chinese books about school is a helpful way to discuss normal feelings that kids experience.
Comparison of various human body books in Chinese, English, and Korean! Some are very engaging and interactive for young children; others should be avoided!
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.
Peter Spier's 人 (People) book is the perfect companion to teaching the Chinese character 人 while depicting the beautiful diversity of humans worldwide! Books review, Ximalaya narration, and teaching tips in this post!
Berenstain Bear Faith-Based Books in Chinese (贝贝熊生命之光) is a charming series that encourages positive relationships with God, family, and friends.
We have many Eric Carle books in Chinese and Korean and love the rhythmic flow and beautiful illustrations! Here's a peek at these wonderful books for kids!
我宝贵的身体 is a series of 3 books that teaches children where babies come from, the differences between boys and girls, and how to protect one's body. Realistic illustrations featuring a normal family makes the topic relatable and
爱的小秘密 is a realistic, poignant story about a girl who longs for her mother. Feelings of fear, disappointment, relief, and love are palpable and relatable for readers of all ages.
Beautiful and thought-provoking Chinese picture books in simplified Chinese with Pinyin support and English translations!
The Little Bear books is a wonderful series in Chinese and English for beginner readers who are ready to advance from simple picture books but not ready for wordy chapter books.
Where to buy Chinese books for kids? Here is a list of popular online Chinese bookstores organized by language type (simplified versus traditional Chinese).
Max Lucado books have relatable stories for kids about God's love, forgiveness, and grace. Languages include simplified Chinese with Pinyin, traditional Chinese with Zhuyin, and English!
Books are a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas Countdown, and my family is enjoying classic as well as new stories in Chinese and English! Here are the Christmas picture books in our home library!
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.