In the Chinese alphabet, words take on the form of the object. Each two-page spread features an evocative wood-block image of an object, the ancient Chinese character, the modern Chinese calligraphy, the pronunciation of the Chinese word, and the word in English.
A rich resource for art, language, and cultural activities. Loosely organized by groups of related words, such as eye, see, seeing, to showcase similarities in characters.
Complements Japanese Brush Painting (A352); let children choose characters to practice. Printed on heavy paper. 100 words. Paperback, 208 pages.