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Our World: China

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ISBN: 9798888590065

Written by Songju Ma Daemicke
Illustrated by Jam Dong

Nǐ hǎo! Let's spend a day in China! Fly kites in the square, buy sweet lychee at the market and go paddle boating at the lake. Author Songju Ma Daemicke and illustrator Jam Dong draw on their personal experiences growing up in China to create this appealing board book as part of the Our World Series for very young readers.

Key Selling Points:
  • SERIES: Part of the Our World series of global board books for very young readers.
  • AUTHENTIC: Author Songju Ma Daemicke and illustrator Jam Dong draw on their personal experience growing up in China.
  • AVOIDS STEREOTYPES: A focus on daily life in China, rather than landmarks, offers real insights into this culture that will resonate with children from all over the world.
  • LANGUAGE LEARNING: Introduces basic Chinese (Mandarin) vocabulary.
  • GLOBAL AWARENESS FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDREN: Bold artwork, engaging text and relatable topics make global learning accessible to very young readers.
  • ENDNOTES: Endnotes offer simple explanations of the objects and actions found in the book.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.70 x 6.50 inches
  • Page Count: 20 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 0-4 years
  • Leveling: K
  • Grade Level: 2

Awards & Accolades

“The Our World series continues to pack quite a bit of culture for the youngest readers into an easy-to-handle board book” – Booklist

★ “A young girl spends her day in China flying kites, going to the market, and interacting with her family . . . Useful as a window or a mirror, this title is highly recommended” – School Library Journal, starred review

About the Contributors

Written by - Songju Ma Daemicke
Songju Ma Daemicke, a former software engineer, grew up in Jilin, China. Today, she is an award-winning children’s book author and lives in Bentonville, Arkansas, USA. She loves taking her daughters to visit her siblings in China, enjoying Tai Chi, flying kites and eating all kinds of delicious dumplings.
Illustrated by - Jam Dong
Jam Dong is an illustrator and picture book author, who has been recognized by many influential awards around the world. Her works have been selected by the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in 2020, 2021 and 2022. She was born and raised in Shanghai, China, and is currently based in Boston, USA.

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