Featuring first words numbers colours and shapes alongside colourful and bold images by Mandy Stanley My First Mandarin Word Book will help young children to learn basic Mandarin vocabulary. Each word is written in English and Mandarin with pinyin pronunciation and a familiar everyday object encouraging an immediate association between the word and object. An introduction for parents and teachers suggests strategies for helping children learn most effectively. A complete English-Mandarin word list at the end of the book repeats the words and includes a helpful pronunciation guide and language tips. With a format that encourages adult-child interaction young children and their parents will find My First Mandarin Word Book to be the ideal ‘look and say’ picture-word book.