2022 is the Year of the Tiger!
Teddy is a future tiger king, whose journey celebrates the new year. This
edition features a bilingual Chinese translation.
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, can Teddy prove the jungle is big enough for both man and beast?
2022 is 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
“Chin finds unique characters to expose children to hints of Asian-American culture while creating engaging and readable stories.…These stories are cute and humorous while offering a lesson learning adventure. I can't express how much I recommend them as a classroom addition or for a home library...they would also be a great gift for expectant parents or loved ones who know their Chinese Zodiac sign.” - Teachers' Favorite Books for Students
“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
Chin finds unique characters to expose children to hints of Asian-American culture while creating engaging and readable stories.... These stories are cute and humorous while offering a lesson learning adventure. I can't express how much I recommend them as a classroom addition or for a home library...they would also be a great gift for expectant parents or loved ones who know their Chinese Zodiac sign.” - Teachers' Favorite Books for Students
“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
“This bright, playful story makes the ancient tradition of the Chinese zodiac accessible to and fun for contemporary children, whatever their cultural background. Justin Roth’s illustrations reflect his roots as an animator: the cartoon-like characters are big on emotion with exaggeratedly expressive faces... All in all, The Year of the Tiger is a great way for young readers to welcome in the lunar New Year!” - Paper Tigers
“I was first introduced to your books when I was working with Kidspace Museum in Pasadena, and fell in love with them. Not only as an auntie to my nephew, but as an adult myself! When I came to The Huntington, you can imagine my happiness to know that you annually contribute to our Chinese New Year family festival. I look forward to your books each year and can’t wait for the fun adventures The Year of the Tiger will take us to!”
- Julianne Johnston, Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
“Excellently written and containing charming and playful illustrations, the book is an excellent introduction to the ancient tradition of Chinese New Year in a contemporary fashion.” - Nancy Keane’s Booktalks