Enjoy the colorful stories of the 12 fun-loving animals of the lunar new year. Limited edition box plus a bonus 18” x 24” poster.
Enjoy the complete collection of the only children’s book series in English on the Chinese New Year animals, and one of the longest series with Asian American themes and characters:
- Olivia the Ox (2021)
- Ralph the Rat (2020)
- Patty the Pig (2019)
- Daniel the Dog (2018)
- Ray the Rooster (2017)
- Max the Monkey (2016)
- Sydney the Sheep (2015)
- Hannah the Horse (2014)
- Suzie the Snake (2013)
- Dominic the Dragon (2012)
- Rosie the Rabbit (2011)
- Teddy the Tiger (2010)
The Dog, Rooster, and Monkey feature bilingual Chinese translations. The limited edition box set includes a bonus 18" x 24" poster.
These unique stories will delight kids, parents, and educators. Children identify with the main characters who are growing up, experiencing trials and errors, and blazing their own trails to discover their true qualities.
Adults love the expressive personalities and vibrant action, as each artist animates an inviting new world for readers to explore. Teachers and librarians like the empowering themes of self-discovery, multicultural exchange, and appreciation of diversity.
"This set of 12 zodiac animal stories is a unique collection of courage, bravery, loyalty, and family adventures. Each book uses the character and personality of a Chinese zodiac sign to weave an entertaining tale of personal discovery and understanding."
—Warren Wright, Librarian, Chinese American International School
[The artwork is] reminiscent of the work of Chuck Jones, the animator behind such Warner Bros. cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny. They look like animation stills…. With his new series, Chin wants to bring the ancient stories of the Chinese zodiac to life in a modern context.” - San Francisco Chronicle
"Our children's collection was never complete without the latest 'installment' of Tales from the Chinese Zodiac. These books are a wonderful way to celebrate the New Year and to enjoy delightful escapades year round." - Joan Mead, Librarian, County of Los Angeles Public Library
“[An] imaginative menagerie of endearing characters, whose stories embody the chief characteristics of each animal of the Chinese Zodiac in turn. These are also tales of friendship and finding a place in the world.” - Paper Tigers
“Each [Chinese Zodiac Tale] combines a sense of tenacious accomplishment with just plain rollicking fun.” - BookDragon, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center blog