12 Lucky Animals (Board book)

A Bilingual Baby Book

By Vickie Lee, Joey Chou (Illustrator)

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 9781250184245, 24pp.

Publication Date: December 31, 2018

List Price: 7.99*
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Vickie Lee and Joey Chou's illustrated 12 Lucky Animals is a young, dual-language animal concept book introducing Chinese characters and the animals of the Chinese zodiac...

About the Author

Vickie Lee is an acupuncturist and Chinese medicine practitioner. She was inspired by her daughter, Ruby, and their shared love of animals and of Chinese culture to create Ruby's Chinese New Year. She lives with her daughter and her husband in Brooklyn, New York.

Joey Chou was born in Taiwan and moved to sunny California in his early teens. There he received his BFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Joey works by day as a visual development artist on feature animated films, and by night as a picture book illustrator.

Joey has illustrated such books as Ruby's Chinese New Year, Monster & Son, and Disney Parks Presents: It's A Small World.

Praise For 12 Lucky Animals: A Bilingual Baby Book

"Lee introduces and identifies the traits of the 12 animals of the zodiac in English and Chinese, while Chou, an animator, depicts each animal in a charming graphic style." —Publishers Weekly on 12 Lucky Animals

"This charming bilingual board book introduces the Chinese zodiac and language in an accessible way regardless of the language ability of readers." —School Library Journal on 12 Lucky Animals