No Chickens, No Eggs book cover
 

No Chickens, No Eggs

Each of the 26 Lao consonants is officially identified by one word and children learn the alphabet by reciting the consonant sound, then the word: gaw-gai (chicken), kaw-kai (egg), kaw-kwaai (buffalo), and so on. The alphabet books we've seen always use these same words and only these words.

For a new approach, Thongkham has selected eight new words and pictures for each letter. Children just learning to read can become familiar with the letters by using the pictures.

compiled by Thong Kham Chanthavong
First published in 2014 :: Lao language :: 32 pages :: Paperback :: A6

This book was made possible with support from Lynne Taylor and family in the USA. Thank you!

Samples pages from our book: No Chickens, No Eggs

 

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