My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy

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"My name is Mimi, I'm eight years old, and I'm learning calligraphy!"

A fun and engaging way to learn, My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is an excellent introduction to China and one of China's most recognizable arts for young people....

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Overview

"My name is Mimi, I'm eight years old, and I'm learning calligraphy!"

A fun and engaging way to learn, My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is an excellent introduction to China and one of China's most recognizable arts for young people. Join Mimi as she takes the first steps towards learning this magical art. Dive in, and explore:


  • How Chinese words first began, thousands of years ago
     
  • How to draw the 8 strokes; with them, you can write anything
     
  • What "radicals" are...and how to unlock their secrets
     
  • How to use the brush, the paper and ink to enjoy writing in Chinese

    The included interactive CD-ROM enables learners to play creative games to see, hear and try Chinese writing; listen to the pronunciation of the Chinese characters; observe calligraphers in action and print the characters to create practice pages.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804841047
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/10/2010
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Edition description: with companion CD-ROM
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 797,770
  • Age range: 7 - 2 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Zhihong He graduated from Beijing Academy of Fine Arts, where she studied traditional Chinese painting. She has authored and/or illustrated many children's books, including Long-Long's New Year for which she won the Peter Pan Award. She has also won the Saint-Exupery Prize.

Guillaume Olive is a Sinologist who spent many years in China. He is the author of several translations of Chinese folkloric tales, ancient poems and classic novels, as well as children's books published in his native France. He has received many prizes for his work, including the Nuit du Livre award and Saint-Exupery Prize.

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