All About China

All About China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids

by Allison “Ai Xin” Branscombe



Take the whole family on a whirlwind tour of Chinese culture and history with this award-winning, delightfully illustrated book complete with stories, activities, and games. This Chinese children’s book is perfect for educators and parents wishing to teach kids about this fascinating Asian country. Travel from the stone age through the dynasties to the present day with songs and crafts for kids that will educate them about Chinese language and the Chinese way of life.

With All About China kids will:
Discover fantastic Chinese tales about the creation of the earth and the origin of the Moon Goddess
Delve into China’s multifaceted cultural heritage, visit breathtaking sites, and learn Chinese folk songs
Take a crack at solving a tangram shape puzzle
Learn about the twelve Chinese zodiac animals
Try their hand at making a traditional brush painting of a panda, bamboo, and other motifs
A timeless Chinese book for kids and parents to treasure together, All About China offers not only the essential facts about this unique country but also conveys the innovative spirit that makes it one-of-a-kind.

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About the Author


Allison “Ai Xin” Branscombe


Allison “Ai Xin” Branscombe is a writer and researcher who was a member of the Board of Directors for the Sacramento Chinese Culture Foundation as well as the Northern California Chapter of Families with Children from China. Branscombe has an MFA in Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults, and is the author of the book, All About China: Stories, Songs, Crafts and Games for Kids published by Tuttle. She and her husband adopted two infants from China in 1994 and 1997. She wrote the book for her daughters and other children around the world, so they might learn about the importance of Chinese culture, shared by one out of four people on our planet.

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