The Year of the Ox
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Year of the Ox by Oliver Clyde Chin
Book Description"Olivia the Pig has got nothing on Olivia the Ox: As you're looking for an inexpensive one size fits all baby gift for all those friends of yours having kids this year, consider "The Year of the Ox," written by CMP fave Oliver Chin and illustrated by Miah Alcorn, the fourth book in the wonderful "Tales from the Chinese Zodiac" series. - Cool Mom Picks "The Year of the Ox" brings the richness of Chinese heritage to children of all ages. KTVU, FOX News, Channel 2, San Francisco, CA The feisty calf Olivia befriends the girl Mei, but pulling her weight on the farm isn t easy. When a flood threatens her sister and village, can Olivia save the day? This is the fourth book in the popular "Tales from the Chinese Zodiac" series, following "The Year of the Dog," "Pig," and "Rat." 2009 was the Year of the Ox. "Like the typical ox, Olivia is hard-working, dependable, and a little stubborn. It s a coming-of-age tale of an ox who discovers her best qualities. The illustrations are charming" Supah Cute Miah Alcorn s illustrations are bright and colorful. Each character s personality reflects on each page. Oliver Chin uses Olivia s story to illustrate some of the characteristics of the ox from the Chinese zodiac. The story also teaches children (hard working and dependable) that nobody s perfect and that nobody can be good at everything. It just takes time to discover what one s talents are. Northwest Asian Weekly Oliver Chin's spirited storytelling and Mia Alcorn's spot on characterization and subtle palette combine to bring Olivia and Mei in "The Year of the Ox" into rambunctious life. - Belle Yang, author"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781597020152
(257mm x 249mm x 10mm)
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Oliver Clyde Chin
Year of the Horse, Hardback (January 2014)
"Hannah the horse befriends a boy named Tom, as well as some other animals of the Chinese lunar calendar, and demonstrates the qualities of a brave spirit. Lists the birth years and characteristics of individuals born in the Chinese Year of the Horse"--
Julie Black Belt: The Belt of Fire, Hardback (September 2013)
"Julie trains to earn her next Kung Fu belt, but learns valuable lessons from her teacher's master and a fellow student along her journey"--
Year of the Snake, Hardback (January 2013)
2013 is the Year of the Snake! Suzie is the most surprising serpent of the Chinese New Year.
Year of the Rat, Hardback (January 2008)» View all books by Oliver Clyde Chin
The Year of the Rat will be celebrated in 2008. In this tale, Ralph the rat explores the world with the boy Bing. But when Bings birthday party goes awry, can Ralph rescue him using traits that others frown upon? Full color.
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Author Biography - Oliver Clyde Chin
Oliver Chin is the author of the "Tales from the Chinese Zodiac" series, "Baltatzar and the Flying Pirates," "Welcome to Monster Isle," "Julie Black Belt," "Timmy and Tammy s Train of Thought," and "The Adventures of WonderBaby." His family lives a in San Francisco, California. Jeremiah Alcorn illustrated "The Year of the Dog," "Pig," and "Rat" from the "Tales from the Chinese Zodiac" series. He is a character developer and game designer. An accomplished animator and artist, Alcorn was the 2003 winner of ACME animation competition (a nationwide art contest) and illustrates for Lifeway Christian resources. His family lives in Alabama."
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