Korean and English Nursery Rhymes: Wild Geese, Land of Goblins and other Favorite Songs and Rhymes [Korean-English] [Downloadable MP3 Audio Included]
An illustrated collection of fourteen nursery rhymes, plus notes on Korean culture and explanations of how the jump rope and hand clap games are played. Presented in Hanguel script, Romanized Korean, and English; accompanying CD contains recordings of all of the rhymes performed ... read full description below.
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A charming collection of fourteen well-loved verses, Korean and English Nursery Rhymes is an excellent introduction to Korean language and culture for young children. This enchanting, beautifully illustrated book featuring well-known Korean children's songs and rhymes makes a beautiful gift for kids and families who are interested in the Korean way of life. The highlighted verses, presented in both Korean hangeul script and English, are arranged in a clear side-by-side format that encourages successful and fun language learning. Korean and English Nursery Rhymes also includes downloadable audio with recordings of kids singing in both languages. These songs are so lively and sweet you'll soon find yourself singing right along! Many of the songs accompany everyday play activities like jumping rope and hand clapping games. Others speak to a child's simple view of nature and a deep love of home. The fourteen favorite rhymes and songs featured include: "Little One" "Monkey's Bottom" "Twirling Round" "Spring in My Hometown" And more!For preschoolers and beyond, this book will provide lasting pleasure for the mind, the eye, the ear, and the heart-an exquisite celebration of Korean folk songs and heritage.
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||"This is a really pretty book with rhymes and games from Korea. It also has a CD so you can hear how the rhymes should sound. I liked this book." -Cole, Age 7, City Book Review
Danielle Wright is the creator of the award-winning multilingual book My Village: Rhymes from Around the World. Danielle is a travel writer and book editor and the author of Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Favorites. Helen Acraman's whimsical graphic works reflect a passion for environmental issues, natural living, and the childlike quality that lives in everyone. She is the illustrator of Japanese Nursery Rhymes: Carp Streamers, Falling Rain and Other Favorites.