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Starting with Spanish and continuing with Mandarin, English, French, and Japanese, each page features a character who speaks one of these five languages. The introduction text, "Hello! My name is . . . " is also translated in each respective language. Bonus: the book has a sound chip so you can hear counting in all five languages. A fun beginning exploration in language and numbers.
Count to 5 in French, Japanese, Mandarin, English, and Spanish with this press and listen board book! Meet children that speak different languages around the world and count with them, from Santiago, who speaks Spanish and counts five oranges, to Marie, who speaks French and counts five penguins. A chunky board book format with push-button sounds along the side, plus gorgeous art from best-selling illustrator Kenard Pak, makes this a great first language primer for curious kids.
About the Author
KENARD PAK grew up in Baltimore and Howard County, Maryland. After studying at Syracuse University and California Institute of the Arts, he worked in feature animation and music videos. As a visual development artist, he's worked for Dreamworks, Walt Disney Feature Animation, PDI Dreamworks, and he currently works for Laika. His first illustrated picture book was published in 2014. His current picture book projects are self-penned as well as illustrated; the first book will publish in 2016. Kenard lives in San Francisco with his wife and three cats.
'Colourful and interactive book. The press and listen feature helps with pronunciation as kids meet and count with five children from around the world.'
- Absolutely Mama Magazine
'An ingenious method of putting the fun into language learning, and a way of showing children how much they share with other nationalities, even though we all speak different languages'
'An educative and fun interactive sound book'
- South Wales Evening Post
'Perfect for the inquisitive child and equally as fun for their parents.'