加油小米啦 (Jiāyóu! Xiǎo Mǐla / You Can Do It Little 米啦!) is a series of early chapter books with funny, relatable stories in simplified Chinese and Pinyin.
The Madeline books are beautifully illustrated with a captivating story about a little girl who lives in Paris. This classic story is just as enjoyable in Chinese as it is in English! Both of my children love the Madeline books!
A geode kit is a fun way to learn learn about rocks! Kids will love to watch geodes crack open and explore the inside with great books about rocks!
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!
When should children learn Hanyu Pinyin? Overview of the pros and cons and why I am waiting to teach the Chinese phonetic system to my children.
长大我最棒儿童健康心理与完美人格 Learning to Get Along Series by Cheri J. Meiners is a set of 15 books. The series teaches children about manners and social skills. The illustrations are realistic and the simplified Chinese text is accompanied by pinyin.
When choosing books for babies and toddlers, the question we should ask is "What do babies want to see?" This post has evidence-based tips for realistic images plus examples of Montessori-friendly Chinese books.
iSuper Chinese Little Ph.D. Chinese Teaching Resources is an excellent series of science books for Grades K-5. Kids will be very intrigued by the beautiful photographs! In addition, the large Chinese characters make this series a great resource for budding readers.
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.