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.
Relatable and funny set of 3 Chinese picture books, original translated from Japanese. Both of my kids (ages 2-5) love the stories about getting haircuts, tooth falling out, and getting sick!
Beautiful collection of Chinese Festivals Stories in simplified and traditional Chinese! These books give an authentic overview of Chinese holidays.
The Giving Tree is a timeless, poetic story about a generous tree and a growing boy with changing needs and interests. Reading video and learning activity included with this book review.
Beautiful tree and autumn books for kids in Chinese and English! Each of these Montessori friendly books are have realistic, detailed illustrations.
Both of my kids adore these Chinese children's books about dogs! These relatable, engaging stories are paired with realistic illustrations!
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.
孩子的彩色启蒙全书 (Usborne Big Book of Colors) is a fun, interactive book that teaches basic colors. Toddlers can enjoy a variety of color learning activities along with the book!
小小的我 and 最亲爱的奶奶 are touching stories that my kids love. 小小的我 is about the challenges of a child who can't do many things yet. 最亲爱的奶奶 explores a relationship between a child and her grandmother who passes away.
第一次自己睡觉 (The First Time I Slept By Myself) is a sweet story about a girl who tells her mom that she is ready to sleep alone. Inspired by this book, my daughter made a schedule for the stuffed animals that she wants to sleep with!
最美的科普幼儿版 (Nature in Four Seasons) is a set of 6 stunning books about seasonal changes with nature and animals. Although my 4-year-old daughter 老大 was fascinated by the gorgeously detailed illustrations, she also enjoyed learning about science. … Read more >>
多多和他的超级妈妈 (DuoDuo & His Super Mom) and 多多和他的超级爸爸 (DuoDuo & His Super Dad) are adorable and relatable books for children learning Chinese. Written by a Chinese author, each story explores common events that children experience with their parents and encourages family bonding.
Both of my children love 筒井赖子 and 林明子 Chinese picture books! The stories are relatable, and the illustrations are beautiful and realistic.
National Geographic Insects is a fantastic set of Chinese science books. Realistic illustrations and simple text make this series perfect for kids.