Grandma Panda's China Storybook

Legends, Traditions and Fun
Product Number: EB00644236
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462911769
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Description

With classic Chinese fairytales and folk stories, Grandma Panda's China Storybook introduces children to Chinese culture in a fun, adventurous way! Grandma Panda is a wonderful teacher, a wonderful storyteller-and a wonderful cook! Her grandchildren Baobao and Lingling love staying with her every summer, because at Grandma Panda's house each day is an adventure. This summer, with the help of celebrated novelist and artist Mingmei Yip, Grandma will take them to a world filled with Chinese calligraphy, kites, kung fu and more! They'll get to hear Grandma's stories of a time long ago in China, when everything began and learn simple Chinese language along the way. Come join Grandma Panda, Baobao and Lingling for a summer of fun and learning as bright watercolor illustrations make favorite legends come alive! Chinese stories include: -Yum Yum, We Love Dim Sum!-Grandma and the children go to a restaurant to enjoy dim sum. Grandma explains what dim sum is and tells the legend of how it was invented. -Grandma Panda Teaches Us Chinese Writing-Grandma shows the children how to mix ink and hold their brushes. She shows them characters in both their ancient and present forms and tells them the story of four-eyed Cang Jie.

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Author(s): Mingmei Yip
Original Publish Date: Mar 10, 2013

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