Seventeen traditional American and Chinese songs are written in artist Xu Bing’s signature Square Word Calligraphy
Published: 2017, Viking Books for Young Readers
Tags: Categories: China , China Picture Book , China , Picture Book Primary (ages 6-9) , China , Picture Book , Primary (ages 6-9) Rhymes/songs , China , Picture Book , Primary (ages 6-9) , Rhymes/songs
Jasmine’s grandfather teaches her Chinese calligraphy by drawing and making up stories together. This book includes information about Chinese characters and a glossary of words in the story.
Published: 2011, Walker & Company
Tags: Categories: Asia , Asia China , Asia , China Fantasy , Asia , China , Fantasy Picture Book , Asia , China , Fantasy , Picture Book
Primary (ages 6-9)
Like other children living in Baghdad, Ali loves soccer, music and dancing, but most of all, he loves the ancient art of calligraphy. When bombs begin to fall on his city, Ali turns to his pen, writing sweeping and gliding words to the silent music that drowns out the war all around him.
Published: 2008, Roaring Brook Press
Tags: Categories: Iraq , Iraq Middle East , Iraq , Middle East Picture Book , Iraq , Middle East , Picture Book Primary (ages 6-9) , Iraq , Middle East , Picture Book , Primary (ages 6-9)