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By Faye-Lynn Wu, Aya Padron

My First e-book of chinese language phrases introduces chinese to preschool childrens in a gradual, playful manner. The ABC constitution presents a well-recognized framework that encourages enjoyable and straightforward studying. the standard phrases provided during this ebook comprise many who have certain importance in chinese language tradition. each one observe is gifted in chinese language characters (both Simplified and conventional) in addition to in Romanized shape (Pinyin). Cultural and linguistic notes increase the educational event. and children will love the fantastic chinese language relations, superbly illustrated in mild shades, who will take them from web page to page!

"Z" is for zaijian. "Goodbye!" we say-more sturdy occasions jointly once we meet one other day."

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Tuttle’s father was a noted antiquarian dealer in Rutland, Vermont. Young Charles honed his knowledge of the trade working in the family bookstore, and later in the rare books section of Columbia University Library. His passion for beautiful books—old and new—never wavered throughout his long career as a bookseller and publisher. After graduating from Harvard, Tuttle enlisted in the military and in 1945 was sent to Tokyo to work on General Douglas MacArthur’s staff. He was tasked with helping to revive the Japanese publishing industry, which had been utterly devastated by the war.

When his tour of duty was completed, he left the military, married a talented and beautiful singer, Reiko Chiba, and in 1948 began several successful business ventures. To his astonishment, Tuttle discovered that postwar Tokyo was actually a book-lover’s paradise. He befriended dealers in the Kanda district and began supplying rare Japanese editions to American libraries. He also imported American books to sell to the thousands of GIs stationed in Japan. By 1949, Tuttle’s business was thriving, and he opened Tokyo’s very first English-language bookstore in the Takashimaya Department Store in Ginza, to great success.

The moon shines so bright. Dancing with twinkling stars, it lights up the dark night. indd 30 9/7/12 5:42 PM ᄣ ࡵ simplified ι Գ Z is for zàijiàn. ” we say— more good times together when we meet another day. indd 31 9/7/12 5:42 PM The Tuttle Story: “Books to Span the East and West” Most people are surprised to learn that the world’s largest publisher of books on Asia had its humble beginnings in the tiny American state of Vermont. The company’s founder, Charles Tuttle, came from a New England family steeped in publishing, and his first love was books—especially old and rare editions.

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