A Nest in Springtime
A Mandarin Chinese-English bilingual book of numbers
Publication Date: April 24, 2012
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In English and Mandarin Chinese, Belle Yang's bilingual board books celebrate the natural world with simple concepts and beautiful, bold illustrations.
In springtime, when wild geese come to nest, there are eggs for counting. But how many goslings will there be? And how many in the whole paddling family, when Papa and Mama join them? Tonal marks used in the book are explained in a final spread, along with a pinyin translation of the Chinese characters.
Belle Yang is the author-illustrator of Foo, the Flying Frog of Washtub Pond; Hannah Is My Name; and Always Come Home to Me, a Chinese American Librarians Association Best Children's Book. She lives in California.
This bilingual offering blooms.