Introduce your bitty babes to their first counting book that not only captures their attention and teaches them counting in two languages, but also celebrates Chinese culture
"Extremely adorable cut-paper collage illustrations plate up the food, each piece with a cute face and unique expression...This sturdily constructed, irresistible board book is a must-purchase for any library serving a Chinese community."--Booklist, Starred Review
Counting in two languages is so much fun with our dim sum friends
Dim sum is everyone's favorite late-morning-to-lunchtime meal shared between family and friends. Our counting book utilizes dim sum's little dishes, accompanied by a pot of tea, as the subject for children to practice their counting. Children and adults alike will be delighted to find their favorite snacks included in the book as they turn each page.
Our counting book squeezes in lots of extra learning opportunities and skills, such as encouraging one-to-one correspondence while practicing counting on a numberline, extra fun facts about Chinese language, and a non-fiction page with real-life pictures of dim sum items in the picture glossary.
Parents will adore this eye-catching bilingual Chinese-English read due to its effortless integration of Chinese culture through the introduction of everyone's favorite dim sum dishes. Children will love the vibrant colors and the expressive faces in the artwork which help to make learning so much fun for everyone
Lulu Cheng was born in Taipei, Taiwan and moved to the United States for college. Her love of books and learning intensified as she followed her passion to become an elementary teacher in Los Angeles, California. Once having her own children, she realized how important it was to her to raise them to be bilingual and biliterate. Her passion for passing on her language and culture to her own children sparked a fire inside of her to create books and learning materials in Chinese. She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and two children where she enjoys planning family trips, taxiing her kids to their extracurriculars, and finding the best ice cream spots around town.Lacey Benard was born in and grew up in Los Angeles. From a very early age, she loved all kinds of art, especially freehand scrapbooking and cardmaking using nothing but scissors, a Sharpie, and scraps of colored paper. She spent over a decade as a classroom teacher and eventually worked her way up to a school administrator role. While on hiatus from the field of education as she started her family, the opportunity to tap into her love of papercutting cute art presented itself through the creation of Bitty Bao. She currently resides in Dana Point, CA with her husband and two children where she enjoys catching all of her children's small moments, exploring new places, and eating yummy food.