There’s no better way to celebrate and learn about a culture than with music. In these musical picture books, discover tales about friendship, family and second-generation experiences set to traditional melodies and joyful tunes performed on traditional Chinese instruments. The Four Seasons of the Pipa On a cold winter night, a young girl dreams of visiting her faraway grandfather in China as her mother plays the pipa. The heartwarming story is accompanied by 11 recordings by world-renowned pipa master Liu Fang. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | ebook Summer Moonlight Concert One hot summer evening, when the power goes out in their apartment, Xiaomi convinces her parents to play a concert. As her father plays the erhu and her mother the accordion, their neighbours join them. Written and illustrated by Han Han, with a performance on the erhu by Patty Chan. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indigo | ebook Dream Songs Night Songs from China to Senegal In this sweeping collection of lullabies from around the world, Liu Fang joins an ensemble of musicians with a stirring performance on the zheng, a traditional Chinese plucked zither instrument. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indigo We Were Made for Each Other In these short illustrated texts written by Chinese author Jiu Er, explore the simple pleasures that fill a day in the life of Little Sun, a fearless adorable pig with a big heart. She’s always on the lookout for challenges, big and small. Bookshop | Shop Local (Canada) | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Indigo Visit our resources section for activity sheets, teaching guides, and craft ideas, including this tutorial by The Four Seasons of the Pipa illustrator, Josée Bisaillon. Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to stay informed about our new releases, events and for a chance to win our subscriber giveaway. To order books for your library or bookstore, please contact Independent Publishers Group (United States), Hornblower Books/University of Toronto Press (Canada), and MMS/BookSource (United Kingdom). For additional information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.