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Book Description Its essential to build a solid foundation for learners of any language as early as possible! - THIS IS THE BOOK to help you build a solid foundation of Mandarin Chinese! In the first several years of life, children learn a few wordsMoreBook Description Its essential to build a solid foundation for learners of any language as early as possible! - THIS IS THE BOOK to help you build a solid foundation of Mandarin Chinese! In the first several years of life, children learn a few words that become the solid groundwork for their language in life. Also children love stories which are the very important part of language learning. Hence, in the process, the great nature has shown us the successful ways to build a foundation in order to learn a language successfully. For the same goal, these books in series are written in a special way that provides readers with the easiest entry point into the Chinese language and also helps readers establish a strong foundation through well-known fables and their entertaining Chinese characters.From the Author In this first volume, and continuing with others in the series, readers can appreciate Chinese culture and characters through explaining pieces of each character through illustrations, reasons behind them, and symbol. For pronunciation practice or learn to read the famous Chinese fable in the book: mp3 files are available on author site: www.discoverchinese.cn The book contains both the simplified and traditional characters. The book also contains a Pinyin-Mandarin Phonetic System cross reference that is handy for people who know Mandarin Phonetic System.About the AuthorSam Song, the author of four books in series Adventures in Mandarin Chinese Two Men and The Bear,Adventures in Mandarin Chinese The Wind and The Sun,Adventures in Mandarin Chinese The Fox and The Goat, andLearning Chinese The Easy Way(including two stories: 1. Two Men and The Bear 2. The Wind and The Sun ).Sam Song learned Chinese medicine and acupuncture theories. He is a tai chi and qigong practitioner. Alsohe has been aninterpreter/translator for over 20 years.