The Chinese Library Series is a collection of graded readers aimed at pupils studying Chinese as a foreign language. To make the reading more accessible and enjoyable, the stories are short as well as culturally and linguistically authentic. The vocabulary is relevant to and chosen from multiple exams. To aid comprehension, every story is fully illustrated with delightful drawings. Each reader is accompanied by 3-4 pages of exercises. A Chinese-English word list makes it easy for pupils to work independently. A free CD-ROM included narrates the story with subtitles. The best way to learn Chinese is to start reading. The Chinese Library Series helps pupils experience reading success in their early years of learning Chinese. Simplified Chinese character, Pinyin.