Max and Mei

Max and Mei Storybooks

Created by acclaimed author Martha Keswick to provide parents with colorful and engaging bilingual stories they can share with their children. Being read to in Chinese is an important part of language acquisition.

13 exciting stories designed for children learning Chinese as a foreign language

The adventures of Max and Mei captivate young children, as they meet all the animals in the Chinese Zodiac, plus an extra story where they encounter a dinosaur. Recommended for children aged 2-7 years.

Free online audio soundtracks

The adventures of Max and Mei captivate young children, as they meet all the animals in the Chinese Zodiac, plus an extra story where they encounter a dinosaur. Recommended for children aged 2-7 years.Each book provides interesting stories kids can relate to, exposing them to Chinese culture and strengthening their Mandarin listening comprehension skills via free online audio soundtracks in Mandarin Chinese and English. Visit the Mandarin Matrix YouTube channel to listen to the audio.

Max and Mei Activity Books

Featuring characters from the Max and Mei storybooks, the Activity Books teach children about colors, numbers, family and food. Exercises involve reading and writing basic Chinese characters.

Max and Mei Game Cards

Designed to help children improve their Chinese language skills through play. Instructions for four card games (Snap, Memory, Happy Couples and Pig) are included in each set. Recommended for children aged 3 to 7 years.

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