Shapes Learn Chinese Books
“If your child is thinking of or already learning Chinese, supplement his education with this comprehensive and engaging set of Learning Chinese Books written by an award-winning team!”
In the past decade, China has grown to become a leading economy and many people have started learning Chinese in preparation for working in or doing business in China one day.
This includes Face Book founder Mark Zuckerberg who takes Mandarin lessons and American investor Jim Rogers who sent his daughter to learn Chinese! Chinese is indeed now an essential language to pick up for the 21st century.
Based on the popular animated series SHAPES, SHAPES Learn Chinese Books feature 6 delightful and colorful storybooks designed to supplement your child’s Chinese education the FUN and EASY way!
Famous fables are brought to life using geometrical shapes such as triangles, squares and circles as they form different animal characters and backgrounds. Every story has a strong moral message that teaches kids wonderful values such as the importance of friendship, kindness, thinking smart and being careful.
The first book in this series – The Grumpy Tree (爱发脾气的大树), based on a famous fable from India – is absolutely free of charge. It tells the story of a Grumpy Tree who wants to be alone. He doesn’t even want his friends around him, so he sends them away. Will he be able to cope when he’s finally by himself? Find out in this book!
– The Grumpy Tree comes with an animated version of the story.
- Each story comes with 18 pages of beautiful illustration.
- Stories are written in large fonts for easy reading.
- Hanyu Pinyin for selected words is included for enhanced learning.
- Kids can choose to read the stories themselves or have the stories read to them.
- All stories are read by professional talents in perfect Mandarin.
- Each story comes with Flashcards teaching new words.
- Strong focus on moral values and friendship.
You can buy the full set of readers from within this application!
About the Other Stories
Orangutan and the Monkeys 猩猩和猴子
From the jungles of Malaysia comes this heart-warming tale of unconditional love and acceptance. A baby Orangutan is adopted by a family of monkeys and soon realises he’s not like his brothers and sisters. Can he accept his differences and finally learn to love himself?
The Kangaroo and the Wombat 袋鼠和袋熊
Joey the Kangaroo helps out an old wombat one day but does not realise that one act of kindness will result in an ever-lasting gift! Let’s dive deep into the deserts of the Australian outback to find out what that special gift is!
The Ant and the Chrysalis 蚂蚁和蝶蛹
Two little ants come across an interesting object one day, but it was their unselfish act of kindness that eventually saved another being and themselves too! Find out in this classic Aesop favourite!
The Teal Deer 蓝色的小鹿
Teal Deer loves his spectacular shiny blue coat of fur and refuses to play in the mud with his new friend. Find out how he gets out of a dangerous situation in this exciting story set in the plains of Kazahkstan.
The Lion and the Mouse 狮子和老鼠
Sometimes the smallest mercies can become lifesavers. And sometimes those lifesavers can come in the form of a little mouse! Enjoy this wonderful adaptation of the classic Aesop fable.