It is a series of elementary textbooks specifically designed to teach Chinese to English speaking children. The series is comprised of 3 books. Eeach book consisting of 20 lessons. Book 1 is aimed at teaching children Chinese pronunciation; Books 2 and 3 place more emphasis on basic sentence patterns. The texts are in the form of dialogues, and are enlivened by riddles, nursery rhymes, games and drawings. After completing this series, children will command a vocabulary of over 300 words and will be able to communicate in Chinese in day to day situations, and will lay a solid foundation for their future Chinese language study.