My Little Book of Chinese Words by Catherine Louis
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My Little Book of Chinese Words
By Catherine Louis

My Little Book of Chinese Words

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My Little Book of Chinese Words by Catherine Louis

Book Description

Gem-like linocuts combined with graceful calligraphy provide a fascinating introduction to chinese writing. Children will pour over the Chinese characters, each one accompanied by a pronunciation guide to the Chinese, its English translation, and a stunning illustration. Many children will see a similarity between a character and its illustrated meaning; all will want to try their hands at forming the beautiful calligraphy. With China ever more prominent in world affairs, here is a timely opportunity to help children discover this important written language.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780735821743
ISBN-10: 0735821747
Format: Paperback
(149mm x 149mm x 17mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: North-South Books
Publisher: North-South Books
Publish Date: 3-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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