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The Chinese New Year is not just a celebration with a feast but is also full of traditions. Chinese Moms and Dads are eager to share and pass down these traditions to their own children. Mama Sparkles speaks of celebrating and commemorating such traditions with her son as well as enjoy the two new books from the Mandy and Pandy Series.
The Toy Book showcases Mandy and Pandy’s success in teaching Chinese to youngsters of all nationalities. The Book Series provides the English phonetic pronunciation and the Chinese characters that is accompanied with a CD so kids can hear the language from a native Chinese speaker. Toy Book describes the duo’s adventures as fun and relatable where the selection of themes and words to learn is thoughtful and intelligent.
The Chinese New Year celebration welcomes the Year of the Tiger. One of the means to celebrate this joyous occasion is by giving gifts. One of the meaningful gifts Chinese-American children may receive is the Mandy and Pandy Series. The series not only teaches the kids and interested adults the Chinese language but also brings them to exciting adventures led by Mandy and her sweet friend Panda named Pandy.
The Mandy and Pandy Series’ simplicity and ingenuity has landed itself on Creative Play Retailer What’s Hot page for the month of February 2010. Featured books were Mandy and Pandy Visit the Zoo and Mandy and Pandy Play “What colors do you see?”.
Busy Mommy praises Mandy and Pandy for offering a resource for kids to learn the Chinese language. According to Busy Mommy, the Mandy and Pandy Series not only teaches a foreign language but also gives kids a thrilling adventure that they can listen to and go along with using the adorable illustrations the books provide.
Mandy and Pandy enthusiastically joined the 107th International Toy Fair that was held in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center last February 14-17. The fair proudly showcased lots of toys in different sizes, colors and designs. This exciting event was sponsored by the Toy Industry Association (TIA).
Babble, an online resource and community for new parents, has happily delved into the Mandy and Pandy series. They were truly delighted with the Chinese characters that are found in the book. The books and the audio CDs do not only help kids learn to speak Chinese, but also gives them the opportunity to learn how to write it.