Beautiful collection of Chinese Festivals Stories in simplified and traditional Chinese! These books give an authentic overview of Chinese holidays.
My daughter enjoyed the 红蜻蜓学前阅读计划 Odonata Chinese Leveled Reading Series, a story-based curriculum that teaches 1200 Simplified Chinese characters. The series comes with workbooks, flashcards, and CDs which can be purchased separately.
Rhythm and Tones: Chants and Songs for Learning Chinese is a fantastic book and CD for families starting the Mandarin Chinese learning journey!
A few lovely picture books about Thanksgiving in Chinese & English! These books have realistic illustrations and focus on gratitude.
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.
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.
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.
四五快读 is an excellent, low-cost curriculum that teaches 825 simplified Chinese characters through stories and exercises. My daughter was ready for Chinese bridge books after this series!
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.
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.
Story stones are a fun way to bring the Very Hungry Caterpillar book to life! Kids learn matching, sequencing, healthy versus unhealthy food, and more!
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 >>