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All about China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More for Kids

Hardcover - 11 November 2014
Branscombe, Allison (Author)
Wang, Lin (Illustrator)
ISBN-13 : 9780804841214
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Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese history and culture with this delightfully illustrated book that is packed with stories, activities and games. 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.

All About China is the next best thing to being there!

China is the world's largest and most populated country boasting thousands of years of history, tradition and culture. In All About China, you'll:

  • Discover the 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 places and learn Chinese folk songs
  • Take a crack at solving a tangram shape puzzle
  • Learn about the twelve Chinese zodiac animals
  • Try your hand at making a traditional brush painting of a panda, bamboo and other subjects
All About China is an exciting and captivating introduction to the country, featuring page after page of colorful illustrations, compelling stories, surprising facts, cultural insights, engaging activities and much more. Young readers will embark on a fascinating journey through the many faces of this country, meeting its people and examining its landscape, culture and historical tapestry.

Customer Reviews

4 customer reviews Between 4−5 stars rating, 23 January 2015
All About China
By: Porland Book Review

China is an enormous country with its own traditions, rich history and celebrations. All About China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and More for Kids is a thorough book giving insight to the history of the county and so much more. Although the book is mostly filled with drawings of the stories, there are a few real life pictures to give authenticity and credibility to the book. The book has wonderful examples such as how to use chopsticks, etiquette with chopsticks and tea, and even how to compliment the chef properly when eating. The Chinese New Year, language, basic sayings and writings are also given with examples and suggestions for fun ideas to try at home. This book would be... See More

excellent for any classroom from any age group as well as an excellent resource to have at home. The author’s passion for Chinese heritage education points out her own passion began after adopting children from China. This book would be a wonderful way to ensure a child’s genetic culture remains within their American upbringing too. China’s unique geography is presented in a colorful and easy to understand manner and the history portion is simple to understand and highlights the country in a positive manner. This is a wonderful book to introduce China to any interested child, as well as being interesting enough for the adult to enjoy right along with them!

4 customer reviews Between 4−5 stars rating, 11 November 2014
All about China
By: Melissa Ludtke

An eye-popping journey for kids of all ages—and grown-ups too. Enjoy this beautifully illustrated, information-rich ride through centuries of Chinese festivals, food, family and fun—and so much more.

4 customer reviews Between 4−5 stars rating, 11 November 2014
All about China
By: Helen Yee

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.

4 customer reviews Between 4−5 stars rating, 11 November 2014
All about China
By: Tsui Yi-Wen, Reporter, World Journal

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.

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