By: Gilbert Houbre etc., 接力出版社(Translated)
Originally Published in: Germany
Format: Paperback with several transparent plastic pages in each book
Language: Simplified Chinese
Pages per book: 30
Lines per page: 0-5
Luka® can read these books!
This beautifully illustrated classic interactive Chinese book series My First Discovery 第一次发现 (dì yī cì fā xiàn) from Germany has been translated into 28 languages and sold 55 millions copies worldwide. In the 10 years after this series was translated into Chinese, it has remained on the best seller list in mainland China. And it will be a favorite for your Chinese book collection. Designed for native Chinese speakers under 4 years old, the books are informational and can have up to 5 sentences on each page. It is a set of books your children would likely keep and return to in the years to come.
Explore the magic of colors: make them change as your children turn the transparent page. Mix yellow and blue and she will find a green frog sitting on a green leaf!
Make the cat jump, from underneath the table onto a chair, while learning basic Chinese phrases about position.
This 第一次发现 (dì yī cì fā xiàn) set includes the following 12 books especially selected for young children.
《四季》(Sì jì) Seasons
《颜色》(Yán sè) Colors
《数字》(Shù zì) Numbers
《时间》(Shí jiān) Time
《形状》(Xíng zhuàng) Shapes
《对比》(Duì bǐ) Opposites
《美味的蔬菜》(Měi wèi de shū cài) Vegetables
《好吃的水果》(Hào chī de shuǐ guǒ) Fruits
《动物的小宝宝》(Dòng wù de xiǎo bǎo bǎo) Baby Animals
《奇妙的感觉》(Qí miào de gǎn jué) Senses and Feelings
《甜甜的乳汁》(Tián tián de rǔ zhī) Milk
Is my child ready for this set?
"Read to me":
Ages 3+ will enjoy having these books read to them either by Luka® or a caregiver.
"Read by myself":
Although the texts are short, the vocabularies are expansive and not repetitive. Children may be able to read this set independently if they know about 800+ Chinese characters.
Option to pair with Luka®:
Consider adding Luka®, the reading robot, to your order. Luka® reads 70,000 books in Mandarin Chinese!
Set Luka® in front of the book, and it will read aloud any page your child turns to-- creating a unique, independent physical book reading experience even if your child isn't ready to read by themselves. Click to read our founders' personal review of Luka here.