Featuring first words, numbers, colors, and shapes, alongside a clear, colorful layout and bold images, this introduction to Mandarin helps young children learn basic vocabulary.
An introduction for parents and teachers suggests strategies for helping children learn most effectively. A complete English-Mandarin word list at the end of the book repeats the words and includes a helpful pronunciation guide and language tips.
With a format that encourages adult-child interaction, toddlers and their parents will find My First Mandarin Word Book to be the ideal "look and say" picture-word book.
About the Author
Mandy Stanley illustrated both the I Can Count and I Can Spell series and the award-winning First Number Book and First Word Book, which were both Smithsonian magazine Notable Books for Children. She trained at Great Yarmouth College of Art and Design and Nottingham Polytechnic, where she gained a degree in fashion. She worked in children's wear for three years - since then, among other things, she has produced nursery sets for Mothercare, an award-winning range of toys for Boots and a range of books and other resources based on the 'Babe' character.