My First Book of Mandarin


A brilliant, colorful way to learn your first words in Mandarin!

Introduce your child (or yourself!) to the incredible language of Mandarin! Featuring over 800 first words with bright, bold illustrations,

My First Book of Mandarin provides each word in English and simplified Chinese characters, with a romanization that makes pronunciation a breeze.

Readers will also find cultural tips, sample sentences, and simple hints on usage and word choice.

An index in the back includes a complete list of all words in the book with handy page references.

With a special emphasis on the culture and customs you'll find in China itself, My First Book of Mandarin is divided into sections including People, Personal Pronouns, Courtesy, Geography, Family, Transportation, Science, Sports, Holidays and Festivals, Meals, and more.