Gordon & Li Li Celebrate Chinese New Year (signed copies)by Michele Wong McSween
Gordon and Li Li are cousins. Li Li is from Beijing, China and speaks Mandarin. Gordon lives in Brooklyn, New York and speaks English. They are so excited to celebrate Chinese New Year together!
Children and caregivers can learn about the preparation, the good luck foods, and special greetings that ensure a happy and prosperous New Year while learning words in English and Mandarin. Each word features the English and pinyin spelling along with the Chinese character and the phonetic Mandarin pronunciation to help readers practice. (McWong Ink, Jan 2020, board book) AUTHOR SIGNED COPIES
About the Author
Michele Wong McSween
Michele Wong McSween is a mom, fashion designer, author and a fourth generation Chinese American. She resides in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Steve and three boys – Walker, Harry and Stevie. McSween holds degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Growing up in Sacramento, CA, she never learned Chinese and wanted to be sure her own boys were confident with Chinese language and culture. After enrolling them in early learning Mandarin classes, McSween looked for appropriate Mandarin bedtime reading and found that little was available. She created Gordon & Li Li with an appealing, simple and modern design aesthetic that would engage kids and parents alike.More information on the author >>