12 Amazing Picture Books Celebrating China
China is a country full of history and tradition. I have been lucky enough to visit several times and love visiting its historic sites as you can see below.
Using this collection of picture books is a great way to introduce children to Chinese culture and traditions. They bring China, a country of great history and beauty, alive. For your information, National Geographic Kids has 30 interesting facts about China from the ancient to the modern.
If you want to learn a few words and phrases in Mandarin try Miss Panda Chinese YouTube channel. She presents fun and engaging songs, movement and stories to learn Mandarin. The BBC has games on popular topics as a way to learn the language.
Many of the books celebrate the customs and traditions of Chinese New Year which people all over the world. If you would like to know more about this great celebration BBC Newsround and China Travel Guide both have a good overview.
Keep scrolling down for a great selection of picture books related to Chinese New Year and Chinese culture.
If you want to learn more about China why not try some of these craft activities for children.
Picture Books about China
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Giant: A Panda of the Enchanted Forest by Xuan Loc Xuan
The Nian Monster by Andrea Wang
Ruby's Chinese New Year by Vickie Lee
Angel in Beijing by Belle Yang
Dumpling Dreams by Carrie Clickard
Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart by Dion Leonard
Red Butterfly by Deborah Noyes
The Dinner That Cooked Itself by J.C. Hsyu
Noodle Magic by Roseanne Greenfield Thong
The Five Forms by Barbara McClintock
A Gift by Yong Chen
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