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All About China Stories Songs Craft & Games For Kids
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Allison Branscombe Lin Wang
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All About China Stories Songs Craft & Games For Kids

Allison Branscombe Lin Wang


9780804848497

Tuttle


General fiction (Children's&YA);
Music: general interest (Children's&YA);
Practical interests (Children's&YA);
Hobbies, quizzes & games (Children's&YA);
Languages & ESL


Hardback

64 pages

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Age 9 to 12 Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese culture and history with this award-winning, delightfully illustrated book complete with stories, activities, and games. This Chinese children's book is perfect for educators and parents wishing to teach kids about this fascinating Asian country. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will teach them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life. With All About China kids will:

Discover fantastic Chinese tales about the creation of the earth and the origin of the Moon Goddess Delve into China's multifaceted cultural heritage, visit breath-taking sites, and learn Chinese folk songs Take a crack at solving a tangram shape puzzle Learn about the twelve Chinese zodiac animals Try their hand at making a traditional brush painting of a panda, bamboo, and other motifs A timeless Chinese book for kids and parents to treasure together, All About China offers not only the most important facts about this unique country, but also conveys the special spirit that makes it one-of-a-kind.

By:   Allison Branscombe, Lin Wang
Imprint:   Tuttle
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm, 
Weight:   624g
ISBN:   9780804848497
ISBN 10:   0804848491
Series:   All About Stories Songs Crafts & Games For Kids
Pages:   64
Publication Date:   February 2018
Recommended Age:   From 9 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Language:   Chinese
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Allison Ai Xin Branscombe is the Sacramento Regional Coordinator for San Francisco Bay Area Families with Children from China, and edits the newsletter for its Northern California chapter. Branscombe is a board member of the Sacramento Chinese Culture Foundation. Lin Wang attended the prestigious Guangzhou Academy of Fine arts in China to study oil painting and received her MFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She has illustrated many books for children and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and children.


There is no shortage of books on China today. However, there are very few books for young readers. All About China is well written, beautifully illustrated and creatively captures what is important for all children to know about China. -World Journal All About China is educational, informative and extremely enjoyable. The illustrations are delightful and make this book a joy to explore from cover to cover! Allison Branscombe's book is an entertaining, well-researched jewel for both kids and adults. -Helen Yee, Former President, Chinese Culture Foundation, 2009-2010 The All About Asia series is the children's version of a folklore handbook, a user-friendly encyclopedia, a DIY manual for experiencing an Asian country's culture from a youth's point of view. -AsianFortuneNews.com The first thing I noticed about this book were the beautiful illustrations by Lin Wang. Sometimes soft and delicate, sometimes vibrant and full of energy, but always perfect for the topic at hand. The layout and production of this book is superb, making it easy to follow and understand at any age level...The surprise and delightful nature of this book are the many unique and unexpected topics that illustrate the fascinating culture of China and its people. -Adoption Today This books celebrates, with an impressive scope, the cultural riches of China and its epic history-with plenty of hands-on projects along the way. -Booklist This fine book gives a good overview of the country, the people, and the culture. [...] This comprehensive picture book is a real treasure for curious young people of elementary school age. -San Francisco Book Review All About China opens with engaging, easy-to-grasp sections on history, geography, government, and China's place in today's world, enlivened with folk stories, cultural insights, hands-on activities, and more. -The Journal of Families with Children from China All About China by Allison Branscombe is a nice book to be introduced to the huge culture that is China. [...] It is a good book for kids to read to know about a lot of different aspects of China. If you are trying to write a report about China for elementary school, or just want to learn a little bit about a lot of different aspects of China, this would be a good book. -San Diego Book Review

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