內容簡介 Ralph is an ambitious chick whose journey celebrates the new year. This edition features a bilingual Chinese translation. 2017 is the Year of the Rooster Ray is a chick who proves to be very plucky He loves his Mama hen and admires his Papa who has the important job of waking the town up everyday. However, he and his friend, the girl Ying, soon learn of a mystical creature that may shine even brighter. Together these two pals embark on a fantastic quest to find the fabled Phoenix. But will Ray ever get a chance to see the light? Befriending people and the other zodiac animals, can Ray show his true colors? Illustrating expressive characters and vibrant action, artist Juan Calle 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. Ray's vivid voyage to discover his real nature 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, animal 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. "The Year of the Rooster is a fun and inspirational story with lively illustrations, a perfect finale to his Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series." - Sampan
作者介紹 Oliver Chin is the author of the popular annual children's book series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac. This remains the only series in English on the animals of the Lunar New Year, which is increasingly celebrated worldwide. He presents at schools, libraries, and museums nationwide and teaches artists of all ages how to create their own comic books. Juan Calle co-wrote and illustrated children's picture book Good Dream, Bad Dream. He is the art director at LIBERUM DONUM Studios, based in Bogotá, Colombia. As a team of illustrators and animators, they have worked for the book industry clients like WELDON OWEN publishing and Capstone Press, on titles for young audiences such as SHOW ME HOW series, PAPERMANIA!, HOW TO BE A WEREWOLF, HOW TO BE A ZOMBIE, and HOW TO DRAW INCREDIBLE DINOSAURS. The team works for the advertising and entertainment industry, and creates 2D and 3D animation for movies and TV, and visual development and concept art for video games.