This dragon has heart!
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The Year of the Dragon
Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
$15.95, hardcover, 36 Pages,
ISBN: 978-1-59702-028-2, 9.5 x 10
"a storybook ideal for launching the lunar year"
- Books, Inc., San Francisco, CA.
2012 is the Year of the Dragon! Dominic's proud parents rule the sea and sky, advise the Emperor, and have high expectations for their son. Meanwhile Dom befriends the boy Bo and the other zodiac animals, who wish to paddle a boat in the village's annual river race.
But when other people and Dom's parents disapprove, what will Dom do? Discover Dom's ingenious solution in this enthusiastic tale!
The Year of the Dragon is the seventh in the annual series Tales of the Chinese Zodiac.
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More praise for Year of the Dragon
"Recommended: The acrylic drawings are bright and enticing. The illustrator also cleverly includes all the other animals of the Chinese zodiac in her drawings-fun for the reader to locate them. This is a great lesson in perseverance and working together as a team to achieve a common goal."
- Library Media Connection
"The understanding the dragon gets when it find out that just because you look different does not mean you are actually different is as sweet as it is fun. This is a book for all ages."
- Northshire Bookstore Blog
"The Year of the Dragon does a great job introducing kids to the dragons of Chinese lore, and offers a gentle tale of friendship, teamwork, bravery, and acceptance... [The illustrations] are colorful and dynamic and add a lot of appeal for both kids and grownups. The Year of the Dragon is highly recommended for Chinese New Year, or any time at all, for that matter, and its bound to become one of your favorite Chinese New Year books."
- Marin Mommies