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All About China : Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids - Allison Branscombe

All About China

Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids

By: Allison Branscombe, Lin Wang (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2018
ISBN: 9780804848497
Number Of Pages: 64
For Ages: 6 - 7 years old

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**Winner of Creative Child Magazine 2015 Preferred Choice Award**
**Winner of the Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal**
**Winner of Moonbeam Children's Book Awards 2015 Silver Medal**


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 educate 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 breathtaking 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 essential facts about this unique country but also conveys the innovative spirit that makes it one-of-a-kind.

Industry Reviews

"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
"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
"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

ISBN: 9780804848497
ISBN-10: 0804848491
Series: All About...countries
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6 - 7 years old
For Grades: 1 - 2
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st February 2018
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.61

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