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Join MOCA for a virtual MOCAKIDS Author Meet & Greet
Author Meet & Greet with Bitty Bao
Join MOCA for a virtual MOCAKIDS Author Meet &
Greet with Lulu Cheng, one of the creators of Bitty Bao—Lulu Cheng
and Lacey Benard—two California educators inspired to create
bilingual board books for their kids. Author Lulu Cheng will read
one of Bitty Bao’s newest books—Foodie Detectives—a fun,
interactive book of clues in Mandarin and English. Afterwards,
you’ll create your own interactive guessing game with free Bitty
Bitty Bao board books are high-quality, engaging, and
culturally relevant Chinese bilingual books for all families! All
Bitty Bao books include engaging pictures for the youngest of
readers, 拼音 (pīn yīn) for those learning to read
Chinese, either traditional characters with 注音 (zhù yīn) or simplified characters for non-native
Chinese speakers or those learning to read Chinese, and English.
Titles include: Foodie Detectives, It’s Hot Pot
Time!, Boba Emotions, Counting With Dim Sum, Everyday Heroes, The
Colors of Snow Ice, Celebrating Chinese New Year, Lucky Lunar
Animals,and Dragon Boat Festival. Learn
more at bittybao.com.
Meet Lulu, a wife, mom of two bitty babes, with her
newest title—Bitty Bao Boss. Since
her bitty babes were born, Lulu has worked hard to embed Chinese
language and culture into everything that they do. Lulu’s struggle
to find cute bilingual Chinese books for her kids’ bedtime soon
evolved into a #bigbittydream to make Chinese board books of her
own for families just like hers. She looks forward to sharing her
journey of parenting, homemade Chinese teaching resources, and some
late night bookmaking with you.
A firewife, mom of a wee bitty babe, and the other
half of the dynamic Bitty Bao Duo—meet Lacey. As an
American-Born-Chinese woman, raised without the gift of Chinese as
a second language, Lacey is hoping to now prioritize language
acquisition for her bitty babe through bilingual books, cultural
events, and their school district’s Mandarin dual immersion
program. Lacey can often be found in the middle of the night
hand cutting tiny bits of paper into cute images for the Bitty Bao
books and hopes that you enjoy seeing them come to life in the
books as much as she does.
and Support for Your Family
Join eight incredible authors as they read some of
their amazing picture books in the new YouTube Originals series
BookTube Jr. It’s the newest book club just for kids, and each
episode features an exciting story that inspires kids to learn,
play, create, and tell their own stories. Premieres Friday,
September 24th. Watch the trailer here!