This edition features a bilingual Chinese translation. 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit! Rosie is a funny bunny whose journey celebrates the new year.
Born with very long ears, Rosie also has great
sense for adventure. She wants new sights to see and plants to taste. After
getting caught "visiting" a nearby vegetable garden, Rosie befriends
the boy Jai. As other animals learn that she is an unusual bunny, will Rosie
ever find that her ears come in handy? Enjoy this hare-raising tale!
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.
Rosie’s high hops to find her 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, lovers of Bugs Bunny, the Easter Bunny, and Peter Rabbit.
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.
“To learn the characteristics of this year's star animal, check out The Year of the Rabbit: Tales From the Chinese Zodiac... The latest in [the] zodiac series centers on the curious rabbit Rosie. She likes to eat new things and meet new people, so she ventures into a vegetable garden and gets caught by a boy named Jai and his Po-Po (grandma). Boy and bunny get into some scrapes but become fast friends.”
– San Francisco Chronicle
“I enjoyed how the story introduces the reader to the Chinese Zodiac and the characteristics of the Rabbit. It's a cute & fun story, much enhanced by the colorful & lively illustrations.”
– Asian Mommy
“I love rabbits, obviously, so 'The Year of the Rabbit' a sweet story about Rosie, a rabbit with extra-long ears, was right up my alley. Written by Oliver Chin with fantastic illustrations by Justin Roth, this book is another great Immedium release. A tale of friendship, bravery, and why sometimes its good to be just a little different, Rosie will hop her way right into your heart. “
- Tokyo Bunnie
“this book is my favorite from the series... I fell in love with Justin Roth’s artwork. Rosie the rabbit is just adorable, and her rabbit family and friends are just as cute.” - Supah Cute