The Year of the Dog: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac [Bilingual English/Chinese]
Title: The Year of the Dog: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac [Bilingual English/Chinese]
Reading Age: 3 - 8 years
Author: Oliver Chin
Illustrator: Miah Alcorn
Year: December 12, 2017
Pages: 40 pages
The puppy Daniel explores the world with his parents and the girl Lin, and learns how to become "man's best friend.” Growing up is an adventure, but being a good dog takes practice, as Daniel realizes when he barks up the wrong tree! Can Daniel prove his loyalty and dependability by helping Lin when she needs him the most?
Befriending people and the other zodiac animals, can Daniel show his true colors? Illustrating expressive characters and vibrant action, artist Jeremiah Alcorn 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.
Daniel’s rollicking journey to discover his true 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, dog lovers.
Teachers appreciate how Tales from the Chinese Zodiac is the only English series on each of the animals of the Chinese lunar calendar. Librarians like how it one of the longest-running children's book series featuring Asian American themes. Now readers everywhere can enjoy these entertaining and original tales.