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In the Snow
Synopses & Reviews
A simple introduction to Chinese character writing.
It's a wonderful day for a walk in the snow. Using snow as her canvas, Xiao Ming's mother teaches her son ten new Chinese characters.
Huy Voun Lee's focus on the similarity between writing Chinese characters and drawing pictures makes learning Chinese seem accessible. Simple mnemonic explanations help children learn and remember the character for each word. In the Snow is a great introduction to one of the world's oldest picture languages.
A mother and son practice writing Chinese characters in the snow. Introduces the characters for ten simple words.
About the Author
Huy Voun Lee was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and moved to the United States in 1975. She has written and illustrated three other books on Chinese character writing: At the Beach, In the Snow, and 1, 2, 3, Go! A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, Ms. Lee lives in New York City.
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