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Books in Ni Hao, Kai-lan series

  • Kai-lan's Great Trip to China

    Mickie Matheis, Toby Williams

    Hardcover (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, Jan. 5, 2010)
    Kai-lan's going to China for the very first time and you're invited to join her! Once in China, Kai-lan and her friends see all sorts of new things, meet all different kinds of people and animals, and try many new things! The highlight of the trip is meeting an adorable baby panda! So come along and say "ni hao" to China with Kai-lan!
  • Meet Kai-lan!

    Mickie Matheis, Jason Fruchter, Aka Chikasawa

    Paperback (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, July 14, 2009)
    Say "ni hao" to Nickelodeon's newest star, Kai-lan, in Meet Kai-lan! In this fun story, Kai-lan and her friends are putting on a hat parade and you're invited!
  • Kai-lan Loves YeYe!

    Mickie Matheis, Kellee Riley

    Paperback (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, Jan. 4, 2011)
    Kai-lan thinks her surprise party is ruined until she gets a little help from her friends.
  • The Dragon Dance

    Reader's Digest

    Board book (Reader's Digest, July 7, 2009)
    Based on Ni Hao, Kai-lan, the new animated series from Nickelodeon (and inspired by the best-selling book Caterpillar Spring, Butterfly Summer), The Dragon Dance features a colorful ";covered slinky"; that serves as the body of a dragon, a traditional symbol in Chinese festivities. The two-color ";dragon"; stretches and winds through the pages of the book as Kai-lan and her lovable animal friends join the dragon in a colorful parade and dance. In addition to the fun, there are also important little lessons to help preschoolers identify their feelings, learn Chinese words, manage their emotions, and understand the world around them.
  • Kai-lan and the Ladybug Festival

    Mickie Matheis, Dave Aikins

    Hardcover (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, May 4, 2010)
    Kai-lan and her friends get lost on the way to the Ladybug Festival. Which way do they go? Tolee tries to tell everyone that he has a map, but no one is paying attention to him. Kai-lan realizes it's important to hear what all your friends say, one of them may save the day!
  • Happy Chinese New Year, Kai-lan!

    Lauryn Silverhardt, Jason Fruchter, Aka Chikasawa

    Hardcover (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, July 14, 2009)
    Join Kai-lan for a Chinese New Year celebration! Kai-lan and her friends get to carry the dragon costume in the big parade - but can they work together to make the dragon dance?
  • Kai-lan's Beach Day

    Maggie Testa, Dave Walston

    Paperback (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, June 8, 2010)
    Toolee is so mad! He built a beautiful sandcastle near the water's edge and the waves knocked it down. When Kai-lan offers to help him build a new one, Toolee is too upset to speak. With a little help from Ye-Ye, Kai-lan shows Tolee the importance of always staying calm. A great book for young readers with colorful rebus icons throughout.
  • Showers of Flowers!

    Ellie Seiss, Style Guide

    Board book (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, Jan. 4, 2011)
    In this shaped board book, Kai-lan is planting seeds for a garden for YeYe, full of red flowers for good luck! With Mr. Sun's help, the plants grow and bloom!
  • Kai-lan's Book of Words

    Ellie Seiss, Style Guide

    Hardcover (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, Sept. 28, 2010)
    Kai-lan and her friends love speaking English and Chinese. Would you like to learn how to speak Chinese? Tai hao le! Awesome! Just lift the flaps and pull the tabs to learn more than 40 Chinese words with Kai-lan!
  • Listen with Kai-lan

    Sheila Sweeny Higginson, Tom LaPadula

    Paperback (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, Dec. 29, 2009)
    It's the night of the big Lantern Festival and Kai-lan and her friends are so excited! Ye-Ye shows everyone how to decorate their very own lantern for the festival. But Hoho isn't paying attention and a big gust of wind blows Hoho and his lantern away. But with a little help from YeYe (and Kai-lan too) Hoho is back just in time for the celebration. A perfect story about patience and grandfatherly love.
  • Kai-lan's ABCs

    Natalie Shaw

    Board book (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, Sept. 13, 2011)
    Learn your ABCs with Kai-lan in this fun superchubby board book!
  • Kai-lan, Princess of Friends

    Veronica Paz, Dave Walston

    Paperback (Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon, Aug. 31, 2010)
    In this Ni Hao, Kai-lan storybook, Kai-lan helps the Fox King and Bear Queen become friends, and in return, they make her a princess!