Bring the French language to life with this beautifully illustrated children's book from Lonely Planet Kids, an imprint of Lonely Planet, the world's leading travel guide and phrasebook publisher. Perfect for the whole family, First Words French features 100 words to use while travelling, from food and transport, to animals and weather.
Each word is accompanied with a bold illustration and a simple pronunciation guide to make the vocabulary fun and easy to learn. Plus, its small size means it's a handy addition to any trip to France or a French-speaking country.
Also included is a free audio pronunciation guide. Scan the QR code on the back cover or visit our First Words website to hear each word spoken by a native child.
- First Words Spanish
- First Words English
About Lonely Planet Kids: Come explore! Let's start an adventure. Lonely Planet Kids excites and educates children about the amazing world around them. Combining astonishing facts, quirky humour and eye-catching imagery, we ignite their curiosity and encourage them to discover more about our planet. Every book draws on our huge team of global experts to help share our continual fascination with what makes the world such a diverse and magnificent place - inspiring children at home and in school.
"Beat summer brain drain by learning a new language with your kiddo! Lonely Planet—your favorite travel guide and phrasebook publisher—presents a new series with young readers in mind. Recently released First Words: French and First Words: Spanish intro kids to 100 words they’ll love to learn complete with pictures and simple pronunciation guides. In addition, you can go online with the kids to listen to interactive audio guides to help perfect their inflection."—Red Tricycle
"This is such a great idea (and I’ll be using it in my classrooms!) and I can see this being something that I would go to again and again as a child... In terms of getting kids excited about learning a language? This book and the accompanying site do the job. It’s the type of book that, as a small child, *I* would have “read” over and over again. It’s fun and appealing to look at and if kids are interested in learning a language (there are Spanish and English-language version of the book and site also), it’s a great way to hook them."—Eat Live Travel Write
"[This is a] beautifully illustrated introduction to the...French lanugage. Get the whole family prepared for and excited about an upcoming trip by learning 100 travel-relevant words – from food and transport, to animals and weather."—InRandom