By: Dick Bruna, 王芳 (translator)
Originally Published in: United Kingdom
Language: Simplified Chinese and English
Pages per book: 24
Lines per page: 4 short lines
Price per book: $5.65
These magical Miffy Chinese and English books 米菲双语绘本 (mǐ fēi shuāng yǔ huì běn) will charm your youngest reader.
Miffy is a rabbit who likes to draw and play with her friends. The Miffy series is a treasure of Dutch children's literature. It has been translated into over 50 languges and sold 85 million copies worldwide. Since the first Miffy book was published in 1955, the series has become an everlasting classic.
The author and illustrator, Dick Bruna, is considered a legend in the Netherlands for creating some of the most attractive books for children age 0 to 4. Bruna acheived utimate simplicity in illustration and clarity in storytelling. His animal characters are so friendly and familiar, while remaining incredibly distinctive.
We love these books for Chinese learners for the following reasons :
- Comprehensible Input: Simple, direct relationship between the text and the pictures help children increase language comprehension
- Both the Chinese and English text rhyme!
- Friendly, adorable, and familiar characters introduce kids to everyday Chinese vocabulary without being intimidating
Is my child ready for this set?
"Read to me": Children age 0+ will enjoy having these bold-colored books read to them by a caregiver.
"Read by myself": With innocent, descriptive stories acompanied by simply illustration, these books will capture the interest of experienced readers, ages 0-6.