By: 奥飞娱乐, adapted by 金鹰达
Originally published in: China
Language: Simplified Chinese
Pages per book: 27
Lines per page: 2-7
Price per book: $5.58
Pinyin: with Pinyin to aid fledgling Chinese readers
Audio book: read by Luka
Those fun Chinese books are all about Super Wings 超级飞侠 (chāo jí fēi xiá) who are friendly planes travel around the world, teaching kids diversity and world customs. The delightful airplane characters, working together with a helpful airplane named 乐迪(Jett), make new friends, solve problems and introduce children to the the landmarks, language, and customs of each new adventure.
This 8-book set is the ideal way to reinforce your young Super Wings fan's exposure to Chinese away from the screen. They'll recognize their favorite characters and story lines from Season 2 of the hit show available in Mandarin on Netflix.
Each 27-page book corresponds to one of the first 8 episodes in Season 2 of the series on Netflix. Each full-color page has between 2 and 7 lines of text. All text key to the story line includes pinyin above it.
Each page includes one 知识加油站 "Learning Gas Station" window where a key piece of vocabulary from the text is defined or explained.
Each book includes 1-2 interactive activities in the back.
Book titles:《秘鲁画画大作战》Drawing Pictures in Peru Arts
《雅典戏剧》The Opera in Athens
《去阿根廷踢足球》The Soccer Match in Argentina
《不丹巨雪人》Bhutan's Giant Snowman
《大珊瑚岛的小猪》The Piggy in Bahamas
《阿拉斯加冰山之旅》Journey to the Alaska Iceberg
《阿尔卑斯火车救援》Alps Train Rescue
《香港怪物大作战》Battling the Monster in Hong Kong
Is my child ready for this set?
"Read to Me": Children ages 3-9 who are familiar with the show Super Wings will enjoy having this book read to them either by Luka or a caregiver.
"Read by Myself": Learners ages 7+ who have a firm foundation reading 1-2 sentence per page Chinese books and are familiar with the Super Wings series, will find these books challenging, but will likely recognize 90% of the vocabulary.
Option to pair with Luka:
Set Luka in front of a book, and it will read aloud any page your child turns to. For busy parents who are wrestling with time to sit down with their children as they gravitate towards longer book reading sessions, Luka will really be helpful! Luka creates a unique, independent physical book reading experience even if your child can't read by herself yet. Click to read our founders' personal review of Luka here.