The Year of the Tiger: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac (Hardcover)

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The Year of the Tiger: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac (Hardcover)

By Oliver Chin, Justin Roth (Illustrator)


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Curiosity kindles this cat. Teddy is a cub who is destined to be a tiger king His thrilling journey celebrates the new year.

Born into royalty, the young prince Teddy is warned by the King and Queen to steer clear of humans who are intruding into their wild domain. However, curiosity compels this cat to befriend the girl Su. But each camp doesn't want to cross the other's tracks. Despite his parents' warnings, . But can Teddy prove the jungle is big enough for both man and beast?

2010 was the Year of the Tiger Illustrating expressive characters and vibrant action, artist Justin Roth 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.

Teddy's roaring run to find his true talents 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, cat 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.

Oliver Chin has continued his entertaining stories of the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac with another story that teaches both Eastern and Western values to children. Courage, friendship, and personal growth are all displayed in this story of a young tiger learning his place in the jungle and among humans.
- Warren W. Wright, Chinese American International School
Oliver Chin is the author of the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series, The Adventures of WonderBaby: From A to Z, Julie Black Belt, Timmy and Tammy's Train of Thought, Welcome to Monster Isle, and Baltazar and the Flying Pirates. Justin Roth is a professional illustrator, animator, and character designer. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, he illustrated Baltazar and the Flying Pirates and The Year of the Rabbit.
Product Details ISBN: 9781597020206
ISBN-10: 1597020206
Publisher: Immedium
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 36
Language: English
Series: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac

2010 is the year of the tiger, and Immedium has the perfect children’s book to celebrate it...I love the artwork; Teddy the tiger is just adorable...Older kids will appreciate the story, too.” Supah Cute

The Year of the Tiger is a story about friendship and how children can help bridge the divide. The book is filled with bright, colorful illustrations chock-full of animals” Honeysmoke

I enjoyed how the story introduces the reader to the Chinese Zodiac and the characteristics of the Tiger. The illustrations by Justin Roth truly bring life to the characters. My kids really enjoyed this story.” - Asian Mommy