Dou Dou: The Little Imperial Chef
Author: Linn Shekinah
Publisher: Straits Times Press Children, 2013.
Call No.: J SING SHE, ACL SHE
Summary: Dou Dou’s father sends her to culinary school so that she can improve her cooking. However, she is given more work than she can manage. Despite being ill-treated, she perseveres. She observes experienced chefs to pick up tips and experiments with new flavours late into the night. Will her hard work pay off?
Mei-Mei's Lucky Birthday Noodles
Author: Chen Shan-Shan
Publisher: Tuttle, 2014.
Call No.: JP CHE
Summary: It is Mei-Meí’s birthday today! She wakes up excitedly and dresses up, before helping her mother prepare food for the party. Along the way, Mei-Mei learns how to cook lucky birthday noodles and why red envelopes are given on birthdays.
Author: Yun Yeo-Rim
Publisher: Big & Small, 2014.
Call No.: JP YUN, ACL YUN
Summary: When Chai first arrives in the village, she meets Liang, a deaf-mute who becomes her first and best friend. However, when school starts, Chai makes many new friends and soon forgets to play with Liang. What will become of their friendship?
The House Baba Built: An Artist’s Childhood in China
Author: Ed Young
Publisher: Little, Brown and Co., 2011.
Call No.: J 741.6092 YOU, ACL 741.6092 YOU
Summary: Ed Young remembers his childhood in a tense Shanghai during World War II, filling the pages with old maps, photographs, sketches, and floor plans. Back then, he lived in a luxurious bungalow with a pool that was built by his father. The images are a nostalgic narrative of how Young and his siblings grew up in the house Baba (Father) built.
Father’s Chinese Opera
Author: Rich Lo
Publisher: Sky Pony, 2014.
Call No.: JP LO, ACL LO
Summary: A young boy marvels at the actors’ vivacity and dynamic performances whenever he accompanies his father to work at the Chinese operas. He yearns to be a part of the troupe and practises very hard. However, when he thinks that he is ready to join the regular acrobats, his teacher disagrees. Will he ever succeed?
The Story About Ping
Author: Marjorie Flack & Kurt Wiese
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap, 2014.
Call No.: JP FLA, ACL FLA
Summary: Every day, the ducks go ashore at sunrise and return to their boat at sunset. The last duck to board the boat gets spanked by the boatman. One day, young Ping realises that he is bringing up the rear and hides to avoid being spanked. However, he becomes separated from the rest of the ducks and nearly ends up being someone’s dinner. Will Ping ever find his family?
Fun at the Opera
Author: Susanna Goho-Quek
Publisher: Integra Majujaya Sdn Bhd, 2014.
Call No.: JP GOH, ACL GOH
Summary: Ah Kor is performing at the opera tonight and his younger siblings are going to watch him. To their surprise, their elder brother lets them into the changing room to try on the costumes and put on some makeup. This charming, bilingual picture book introduces its readers to the colourful world of Chinese opera and shows them what takes place behind the scenes.
Night Sky Dragons
Author: Mal Peet & Elspeth Graham
Publisher: Candlewick, 2014.
Call No.: JP PEE
Summary: When the han, a communal shelter, is threatened by bandits, it takes a clever young boy to fight them off. With the help of his grandfather, Yazul rethinks what a kite can do and saves his people.
Creator: 徐鲁 (文)
Publisher: 湖北少年儿童出版社， 2010。
Call No.: JP XUL
Summary: 作者忆想起小时候的乡村生活， 即爸爸牵着小驴到田野工作、 早上帮妈妈喂鸡， 休闲时玩爸爸制作的风车。 虽然农耕的生活艰辛， 然而一家和乐融融， 生活过得充实美满。
漫画唐诗: 中华文化校本. 高年级
Creator: 林得楠 (总编辑)
Publisher: 玲子传媒公司， 2011。
Call No.: Y C811.032 TAN
Summary: 唐诗是中国古典诗歌的高峰， 言简意赅、 神韵悠扬。 本书以漫画形式介绍70首唐诗， 生动有趣的插图活灵活现地展示出不同的写作情景。 本书除了附上注解和白话， 也提供英文翻译， 让读者能更轻易地了解唐诗的意蕴。
Creator: 张丛 (编)
Publisher: 上海科学普及出版社， 2011。
Call No.: J 398.8 EGT - [HAN]
Summary: 本书收集了以动物、 数字、 时间、 四季为主题的有趣儿歌， 让小朋友在唱歌跳舞的同时，轻松愉快地学习身边周遭的各种事物。
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Creator: 童丹 (编著)
Publisher: 湖北美术出版社， 2012。
Call No.: J 370.11 TD - [HAN]
Summary: 《三宇经》 是一部古代的启蒙读物。 其文以三字一句， 文字押韵， 通俗易记。 本书内容丰富， 取材于历史、 天文地理和道德伦理。 本书以漫画的形式呈现原文， 形象生动， 能够引起孩子认识中国文化的兴趣。