This chick is a ray of sunshine!
Ring in the new year with a new hero!
Ray came from a farm fresh egg and lives a cage-free life! His sunny disposition will inspire all of us.
Here Ray befriends the girl Ying. Together they take a journey to find a mythical creature, which might actually be related to Ray. But can Ray find his true calling along the way?
The Year of the Rooster is the finale in our annual series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac.
The amazing art is by Juan Calle, who created our recent superhero adventure Good Dream, Bad Dream.
Thhe Rooster, like its predecessor The Year of the Monkey features a bilingual translation in simplified Chinese.
We are eager to share the story with kids, classes, and families nationwide!
Author Spotlight - James Yamasaki
Amazing Inventions series
Ying Chang Compestine wrote - Boy Dumplings and the book series Amazing Chinese Inventions:
- The Story of Chopsticks
- The Story of Noodles
- The Story of Kites
- The Story of Paper
These stories have been redesigned and revised with brand new bilingual translations in simplified Chinese.
Review for The Story of Kites:
"The creative Kang brothers are back, once again inventing a practical solution to a common problem...The black lines outlining intense colors give Xuan's lively cut-paper pictures a feeling of action and life as well as a sense of traditional Chinese art." - School Library Journal
- January newsletter