Books

"We can make...
Scallion Pancakes!"

This English and Mandarin-Chinese bilingual storybook follows a little girl, Jiajia, along with her grandmother and pet dragon in a hands-on bonding activity that is both fun and yummy!

This book is currently in the process of being self-published.

What is unique about Jade's books?

Given Jade's background in speech-language pathology, second language acquisition, and bilingual development, her bilingual books are carefully constructed to focus on core words and high-frequency vocabulary that are relevant, functional, and frequently-used in day-to-day communication. Jade's stories inspire quality family time between caregiver and child through engaging and hands-on cultural activities, all while promoting language and literacy skills.

Additionally, Jade's bilingual books include access to a digital library of supplemental resources and activities to enrich your child's experience with each story. It is a mix of education, culture, and play!

Examples of these supplemental learning resources and activities that come with the books include:

  • Audio book in English and Mandarin

  • Vocabulary word lists

  • Printable flashcards

  • Printable recipe/instructions

  • Nursery rhyme

  • Worksheets

Upcoming Plans

Jade is also working on publishing the written story, Out of Time, which is a tale about a young fox with a relaxed and easy-going personality going through the fast-paced hustle and bustle of daily life.

Stay tuned for more in the future!

To get a sense of what you'll see more of, below is a running list of themes that Jade enjoys incorporating into her stories.

  • Kindness

  • Empathy

  • Grit and perseverance

  • Respect

  • Diversity

  • Problem-solving

  • Flexible thinking

  • Overcoming adversity

  • Developing interpersonal relationships

  • ...and the importance of other virtues!