July 2018 Children's & YA Berkeley Books

Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes Faye-Lynn Wu


Hardback | Jul 2018 | Tuttle Publishing | 9780804849999 | 32pp | 279x216mm | Stocked item (plenty) | GEN | AUD$19.99

It is never too early to immerse children in foreign languages and culture, and exploring rhymes and rhythm is a terrific way to start. Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes presents forty vibrantly illustrated verses in both Chinese and English in a side-by-side format that encourages fun Mandarin Chinese language learning. This inspiring collection of favorite rhymes shows how the simple pleasures of childhood are universal across the globe.

The rhymes and songs highlighted in the book include:

  • "Muffin Man"
  • "Happy Birthday to You"
  • "I See the Moon"
  • "As I Was Going Along"
  • "Hickory Dickory Dock"
  • And much more…

Chinese and English Nursery Rhymes also features "Do You Know?" notes throughout the book that provide even more ways to experience Chinese culture. A concise tutorial about the basics of Mandarin Chinese offers parents additional, useful information for learning moments. Native speakers perform each rhyme in Chinese and English on an accompanying audio CD—happy, easy songs that will have you singing along in no time!