一片叶子落下来 (The Fall of Freddie the Leaf) is a beautiful, nature-inspired story about friendship and changing seasons in life and death. The simple-appearing picture book has a deeper meaning that children and adults of all ages can appreciate.
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.
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 >>
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.
Reading picture books about school is a great way to learn common feelings surrounding this important milestone. Here is a review of our favorites that have been translated in Chinese!
National Geographic Insects is a fantastic set of Chinese science books. Realistic illustrations and simple text make this series perfect for kids.
Taoshu books are based on a popular Singaporean cartoon. The series has large font Chinese characters and nice audio narration - great for beginner readers!
可爱的鼠小弟 Little Mouse Series is an adorable and funny Chinese picture book for children. The black-and-while pencil illustrations are understated yet cleverly express the thoughts behind the action of each animal.
画一个星星给我 (Draw Me a Star) is a beautiful picture book by Eric Carle. We read this book and then applied what we learned! Both kids had a blast dot painting, and I helped my daughter draw & cut the stars. Every star turned out to be beautiful and unique!