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The Year of the Dog: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac (Hardcover)
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"Perfect timing with the Lunar New Year." - Asian Art Museum, San Francisco 2018 is the Year of the Dog The first book in the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series. The puppy Daniel befriends the neighbor girl Lin and the other animals. Can Daniel show that his true colors? This revised edition features a new bilingual translation in simplified Chinese. "Do you know anyone who is honest, loyal and faithful but completely stubborn? The Year of the Dog could explain it all. With Oliver Chin's warm-fuzzy writing and Jeremiah Alcorn's spunky illustrations, the Year of the Dog is cuter than ever." - Hyphen Magazine "The tale, along with the wonderfully animated pictures by Miah Alcorn, makes for a fun read for young children and their parents. With this book, you could definitely judge it by its cover." - Book Dads.
About the Author
Oliver Chin is the author of the popular annual children's book series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac. This remains the only series in English on the animals of the Lunar New Year, which is increasingly celebrated worldwide. He presents at schools, libraries, and museums nationwide and teaches artists of all ages how to create their own comic books. Jeremiah Alcorn illustrated The Year of the Dog, Pig, Rat, and Ox from the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series. He is a character developer and game designer. An accomplished animator and artist, Alcorn was the 2003 winner of ACME animation competition (a nationwide art contest) and illustrates for Lifeway Christian resources. His family lives in Alabama.