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张衡 Zhāng Héng (Bilingual)


Simplified Chinese Characters and Pinyin with English translation. Bilingual Mandarin Chinese Storybook (36 Pages).


Zhang Heng who lived during the Han dynasty, was an accomplished engineer, meteorologist, geologist, philosopher, mathematician, astronomer and writer. He invented the first seismometer in 132 AD, a machine that measures the strength of earthquakes. Zhang Heng was also the first in China to apply a grid system to maps, from which positions and distances could be calculated.


This book tells the story of Zhang Heng in simple sentences in Mandarin Chinese with pinyin which will help children at the intermediate level to read by themselves and for reading aloud with beginners new to the language.


  • On each page the Simplified Chinese Characters and Pinyin are shown with the English translation
  • Lively story and lovely illustrations
  • Paperback book with 36 pages
  • Size: 22.5 x 17 x 0.2 cm


Other books in this series include:

Famous People East: 张衡 Zhāng Héng (Bilingual)

    • Educational Level : Primary School
    • Foundation Stage : Key Stage (2-3 School years)
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