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Kids Otter Read Day

We are happy to announce that Better Chinese’s very own children’s author Clarissa Yu Shen will be participating in Kids Otter Read Day, where 13 independent bookstores around the San Francisco Bay Area will each have different local children’s authors and illustrators make appearances between 1pm-3pm on Saturday, May 16th! This event is being sponsored by the Northern California Children’s Booksellers Association (NCCBA).

Check out your local bookstore! Participating booksellers include: Books Inc., Book Passage, Clayton Books, Copperfield’s Books, Cover to Cover, Hicklebees, Laurel Bookstore, Linden Tree, The Storyteller, and Towne Center Books

Meet and get your book signed by Better Chinese’s author Clarissa Yu Shen!:

Towne Center Books 555 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 925-846-8826

Saturday, May 16th 1pm-3pm

In honor of Asian Pacific Heritage Month, Clarissa Yu Shen will also be doing a Storytime reading earlier in the day in San Francisco’s Marina district:

Books Inc. 2251 Chestnut Street, San Francisco 415-931-3633

Saturday, May 16th 11am-12pm

Better Chinese storybooks are written in English and beautifully illustrated to engage and entertain readers while sharing core Chinese traditions and values: (when you click on the following links, below each image of the book, you can find a “Preview” of the book)

Paper Horse

Kitchen God

The Clay General

The Dragon Tribe

Story of the Year

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  1. icheng permalink
    May 11, 2009

    that’s great! i gave a few of these storybooks to my friends and their children love them :-)

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