Review of the classic series Sometimes it rains pigs on sunny days 晴天有时下猪. A great bridging book in Simplified Chinese for upper primary.
The Power of the Earth 地球的力量科学绘本 is a book set for children who are nature lovers, geographers and mathematicians. See what it’s all about!
Exciting new series of graded readers released in 2020 & 2021, by the same authors as Disney I Will Read, but SO much better! This book set is an excellent choice for any child who is starting learning to read, and it won’t break the budget either.
Our family’s favourite Chinese book recommendations for each age group from toddler to tween. 3 to 9. As selected by my kids.
Our 1000 favourite Chinese picture books to read with Luka Reading Robot or Luka Hero, split by age groups, along with tips on how to find great Chinese picture books for Luka.
Frog and Toad is a charming set of 4-books, which tells a timeless story of friendship, having been written over 50 years ago …. it’s perfect as an early chapter book for an emerging reader, with less pictures and more text. The stories are endearing because Frog and Toad’s adventures are simple every day activities – going for a walk, reading, cooking, cleaning the house or tending a garden. If your child can read >1000 characters, do give this a good look.
How can your family enjoy Dragon Boat Festival in Singapore this year, from the comfort of your home? Here’s a list of great reads and some activities to inspire.
16 Chinese picture books on the topic of families and celebrations. The picture books selected in this post teach children about family values and bonds, especially with grandparents.
List of excellent authors of Chinese picture books, which can be found in the Singapore NLB, and which are all Luka compatible.
This endearing set of 5 books (translated from Japanese) centres around the humble beginnings of a mom-and-pop bakery business, opened by two crows in the Spring Forest. It’s an intriguing story following the progression of the bakery – and various other enterprises around the forest – and how the family go about their daily life, through ups and downs, innovating and being resilient. Click link to read my full review including photos.