Refine Results
Search results for “Oliver Chin”

$1.99
"Do you know anyone who is honest, loyal and faithful but completely stubborn? The Year of the Dog could explain it all. With Oliver Chin's warm-fuzzy writing and Jeremiah Alcorn's spunky illustrations, the Year of the Dog is cuter than ever." - Hyphen Magazine "The Year Of The Dog: Tales From The Chinese Zodiac is a picture book about a puppy born on New Years' Day, who explores his surroundings with the companionship of Lin, the little girl next door. A whimsical tale of confusion and adventure, as Lin and the puppy meet the other animals of the Chinese zodiac, some in their imagination, and some in real life...The cartoony and angular art style captures the eagerness of the young dog perfectly, in this upbeat astrological tale." - Midwest Book Review "It's about a boisterous but well-meaning puppy, Daniel, protecting his best friend (an adventurous little girl named Lin), and is unfazed by almost all the creatures that lurk in the forest behind Lin's house. The book is brilliantly illustrated by Jeremiah Alcorn. In their journey together, Daniel discovers his true nature - honest, faithful and loyal." - Asian Week "Perfect timing with the Lunar New Year." - Asian Art Museum, San Francisco "A storybook ideal for launching the lunar year" - Books, Inc., San Francisco, CA. "Tales From the Chinese Zodiac is a series of 12 books about these iconic calendar denizens, starting with The Year of the Dog... each book targets four- to eight-year-olds and stars a baby animal coming of age and learning how to personify the year it represents." - Kidscreen Magazine "The Year Of The Dog is a great one. Its tales of childhood friendships keeps you on edge as you wonder what's coming around the next corner. It teaches a lesson to respect your animals, as it nonchalantly teaches you to be yourself and to follow your instincts. This great tale of man's best friend is a must have for all young ones." - The Opinionated Parent About the Authors Oliver Chin has written the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series, Welcome to Monster Isle, Julie Black Belt, Timmy and Tammy's Train of Thought, The Adventures of WonderBaby, and other books. His family lives in San Francisco, CA. Jeremiah Alcorn is the illustrator of The Year of the Dog, Year of the Pig, Year of the Rat, and Year of the Ox. Winner of the 2003 ACME animation competition, Alcorn resides in Alabama with his wife and children. About Immedium Immedium, Inc. inspires a world of imagination, and creates entertaining books that have multi-dimensional appeal. Based in San Francisco, CA, Immedium sits on the Pacific Rim, a vibrant intersection for crossover cultural trends from Asia and America. Embracing an increasingly diverse and "multimedia" world, Immedium publishes titles ranging from eye-catching children's books and contemporary non-fiction to commentaries on art and popular culture. Visit us at www.immedium.com.
→ more

$1.99
“Humor, adventure, and tradition come together for another fun installment in Oliver Chin’s Chinese Zodiac series. Don’t be scared off by the scales and fangs. Suzie is one snake you’ll wish you had around!” - Michelle Loomis, San Mateo County Library, CA 2013 is the Year of the Snake! This is the eighth story in Immedium’s popular children’s picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Year. The adventures of the smiling serpent Suzie will amuse children and adults alike. Suzie the snake wants to explore the colorful world but meets others who may not like serpents. However, she befriends the girl Lily and together they discover how valuable the qualities of a snake can really be: flexible, strong, sensitive… and clever! But what will Suzie do when the wisest choice is to lie low? This latest adventure in the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac follows the Dragon (2012), Rabbit (2011), Tiger (2010), Ox (2009), Rat (2008), Pig (2007) and Dog (2006). Each book features a unique cast from the Chinese lunar calendar. Each year is represented by an animal who symbolizes special qualities. People traditionally identify with the personality of the sign in their birth year.
→ more

$1.99
2014 is the Year of the Horse! This is the ninth story in Immedium’s popular children’s picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Year. The adventures of the spirited horse Hannah will amuse children and adults alike. Hannah the horse has a wonderfully talented family and a very special friendship with a boy named Tom. But she wants more than that. She yearns to have special skills like those of her parents and relatives. When Tom's art teacher needs her newest painting delivered to the governor in a capital far away, can Hannah show that a little horse can have a lot of courage? This latest adventure in the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac follows the Snake (2013), Dragon (2012), Rabbit (2011), Tiger (2010), Ox (2009), Rat (2008), Pig (2007) and Dog (2006). Each book features a unique cast from the Chinese lunar calendar. Each year is represented by an animal who symbolizes special qualities, and people traditionally identify with the personality of the sign in their birth year. "Another heroine emerges in the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series! Hannah the horse and Tom set off on an adventure that will have the reader galloping to the very end. The cast of lively characters in the Year of the Horse come to life through rich dialogue and vibrant illustrations in another crowd pleaser. As with all the Oliver Chin books in my library, this one will be sure to fly off the shelf." - Karen Lee, Librarian, San Francisco, CA
→ more

$1.99
2011 is the Year of the Rabbit! Thsi is the sixth story in Immedium's popular children's picture book series on the twelve charismatic animals of the Chinese New Year. The adventures of the funny bunny Rosie will amuse children and adults alike. Born with very long ears, Rosie also has great sense for adventure. She wants new sights to see and plants to taste, and soon meets the boy Jai in his grandmother's garden. As other animals learn that she is an unusual bunny, will Rosie ever find that her ears come in handy? Enjoy this hair-raising tale!
→ more

$1.99
Welcome to Monster Isle is like Gilligan's Island meeting Godzilla! Enjoy a family's fantastic voyage as they discover legendary monsters that come alive before their very eyes. The Summer's family vacation goes bananas when a perfect storm tosses their tiny boat off course. Finnegan, his sister Anne Marie, parents and dog Howl expected a short pleasure cruise with the Skipper and his first mate Tina. Now these seven castaways are stranded on an uncharted desert island! Curiously, they venture into the unknown and encounter a menagerie of colorful and cackling creatures. Can these hardy survivors befriend beasts bigger than life and straight from their wildest imaginations? But despite all their differences (and a menacing mountain), can everybody finally get along?
→ more

$1.99
Julie Black Belt introduces a modern animated heroine whom students of all ages can identify with. Idolizing the movie actress Brandy Wu, Julie confidently accepts her parents offer to enroll in kung fu class. However, getting a black belt won't come as easily as she thought, since her young teacher says everyone must start with a white one! Facing this newfound challenge, Julie wonders what would Brandy Wu do. Can Julie take her lessons to heart, and learn the true "spirit" of this sport? Then will she develop the confidence and discipline necessary to take the Yellow belt test and show her brother, parents, and heroine who's the boss?
→ more

$1.99
The baby rat Ralph explores his new world with the farm boy Bing. But fitting in is a challenge as Ralph learns that behaving right is more easily said than done. When Bing's birthday party goes awry, can Ralph rescue his friend by using the traits that others frowned upon? Bright and dynamic illustrations will appeal to new parents, those interested in Asian culture, and lovers of classic rodent tales such as Stuart Little and The Mouse and the Motorcycle. The third in the series Tales of the Chinese Zodiac follows The Year of the Pig (2007) and The Year of the Dog (2006). 2008 was the Year of the Rat! Each book features a unique cast of creatures from the Chinese lunar calendar.
→ more

$1.99
"a storybook ideal for launching the lunar year" - Books, Inc., San Francisco, CA. 2015 is The Year of the Sheep! Sydney is a lamb who learns the lay of the land from her parents and that is important to fit in with the flock! Sydney befriends the shepherd girl Zhi and together they learn what kind of character a sheep possesses! But how can Sydney uniquely help when trouble arises? The Year of the Sheep is the tenth in the annual series Tales of the Chinese Zodiac.
→ more

$1.99
Born into royalty, the young prince Teddy is warned by the King and Queen to steer clear of humans who are intruding into their wild domain. However, curiosity compels this cat to befriend the girl Su. But when each camp doesn't want to cross the other's tracks, can Teddy prove the jungle is big enough for both man and beast? 2010 was the Year of the Tiger! This latest adventure in the Tales from the Chinese Zodiac follows The Year of the Ox (2009), The Year of the Rat (2008), The Year of the Pig (2007) and The Year of the Dog (2006). Each book features a unique cast from the Chinese lunar calendar. Each year is represented by an animal who symbolizes special qualities, and people traditionally identity with the personality of the sign in their birth year.
→ more

$1.99
Born on New Year's Day, the piglet Patricia explores the farm with her parents. Growing up is a learning process, as Patty gets advice from her uncles, aunts, and cousins. But being a sensible pig takes practice, as Patty realizes when Farmer Wu loses his jade ring! Can Patty demonstrate her best qualities when others think they aren't? Bright and dynamic illustrations will appeal to new parents, those interested in Asian culture, and lovers of classic pig tales such as Charlotte's Web and Babe. Second in the series Tales of the Chinese Zodiac, The Year of the Pig features all the creatures from the Chinese lunar calendar. 2007 was the Year of the Pig.
→ more
1 - 10 of 16 results