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借尾巴 Borrowing a Tail (Bilingual)

by Songying Lin

illustrated by Le Zhang

translated by Duncan Poupard



Simplified Chinese Characters and Pinyin with English translation.

Bilingual Mandarin Chinese Storybook (32 Pages). Poor little gecko had his tail bitten off by a snake. He was distraught as he thought that he looked really ugly without a tail. Learn the names of different animals as he turns to his friends for help. Find out which of the animals would lend him a tail. This book introduces simple sentences in Mandarin Chinese with pinyin which will help children and beginners new to the language to learn to read. There is a glossary at the end of the book that reiterates the key words and expressions used in the book.


  • On each page the Simplified Chinese Characters and pinyin are shown with the English translation referenced at the end of the book. 
  • Lively story and lovely illustrations
  • Paperback book with 32 pages
  • Size: 17 x 19 x 0.2cm
  • Brand new


Click here for an audio recording of the book in Mandarin.


Click here to watch an animation of ta similar story.



Other related titles include: Father and Son Go Fishing, Who Ate My Chestnut and There's a Dark, Dark Hole.


Bilingual English - Mandarin - Borrowing a Tail 借尾巴

SKU: 9781945295065
    • Language Level: Beginner / Elementary
    • Condition: New
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