24 Solar Terms Fairy Tale 二十四节气童话 | Bilingual
Author: Qiao Qiao
Translator: Berenice Zandonai
Hardcover: 62 pages
Publisher: China Intercont
Language: Simplified Chinese & English
Audio: Scan QR code to load English and Mandarin reading
Product Dimensions: 26.5 x 0.8 x 18.5 cm
When the Beginning of Spring arrives, Little Prince starts his trip of 24 Solar Terms. He experiences many magical climate changes and meets lots of lovely and friendly animals in the nature. Together, they discover the charm of 24 Solar Terms which cover the four seasons of the year…
24 Solar Terms Fairy Tale is a bilingual picture book full of imaginations. The poetic texts of this picture book are easy to understand for all. It shows the charm of Chinese traditional cultures through 24 beautiful panoramic illustrations in lovely drawing-style. Little readers will learn about the characteristics of each Solar Term from the perspective of the little protagonist.
Audio readings in English and Mandarin can be available by scanning the QR code on the back of the book.
Madam Bérénice Zandonai, French fashion designer and professional illustrator for the children, appreciates very much this picture book about Chinese culture. She translated this picture book into English and French languages and managed to make it published to the public. She hopes that the world could discover and feel the charm of excellent Chinese cultures by reading this magical and imaginative bilingual picture book.
Do you know the principle of 12 solar terms was developed 2000 years ago and it's traditionally used as a climatic calendar to instruct the agriculture activities in China? It is officially inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESO. It's even considered as the Chinese fifth invention by the international meteorological community. Simply another great Chinese heritage to celebrate!
Please kindly note that the dates are of lunar calendar dates.