The Year of the Rooster: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac [Bilingual Chinese/English]
Author: Oliver Chin
Publisher: Immedium, Inc (2017)
Ralph is an ambitious chick whose journey celebrates the new year. This edition features a bilingual Chinese translation. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster!
Ray is a chick who proves to be very plucky! He loves his Mama hen and admires his Papa who has the important job of waking the town up everyday. However, he and his friend, the girl Ying, soon learn of a mystical creature that may shine even brighter. Together these two pals embark on a fantastic quest to find the fabled Phoenix. But will Ray ever get a chance to see the light?
Befriending people and the other zodiac animals, can Ray show his true colors? Illustrating expressive characters and vibrant action, artist Juan Calle creates an inviting new world for readers to explore. Tales from the Chinese Zodiac is a popular annual children’s book series showcasing the twelve charming animals that embody the Chinese New Year.
Ray’s vivid voyage to discover his real nature will delight children and adults alike. Kids love identifying with how each animal embarks on a unique quest to discover his or her own character: Bright and dynamic illustrations will appeal to parents, those interested in Asian culture, and, of course, animal lovers.
"The Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series has energy, adventure and culture."--San Francisco Chronicle
2017 is the Year of the Rooster, the twelfth and final adventure in the popular annual series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac.
Tales from the Chinese Zodiac remains the only English-language series on the New Year's animals. Year of the Rooster completes this unprecedented run!
Ray is a young chick whose father wakes the town each day. When others spot the mythical phoenix, Ray tries to locate this legendary creature and learns about himself during the journey.
Year of the Rooster features a bilingual translation in simplified Chinese. The books in the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series provide empowering themes of self-discovery, cultural exchange, and mutual respect to children, parents, and elementary educators.
Oliver Chin has written sixteen children's books.
Liberum Donum is a talented South American art studio.