Ruby's Chinese New Year

Ruby's Chinese New Year

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In this picture book celebrating Chinese New Year, animals from the Chinese zodiac help a little girl deliver a gift to her grandmother.

Ruby has a special card to give to her grandmother for Chinese New Year. But who will help her get to grandmother's house to deliver it? Will it be clever Rat, strong Ox, or cautious Rabbit? Ruby meets each of the twelve zodiac animals on her journey. This picture book includes back matter with a focus on the animals of the Chinese zodiac.

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Author: Vickie Lee
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Published: 12/26/2017
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 10.90h x 8.80w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781250133380
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3.7
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 503289 / Ruby's Chinese New Year


Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 11/15/2017
School Library Journal 12/01/2017
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author

Vickie Lee is an acupuncturist and Chinese medicine practitioner. Vickie graduated from Columbia University with a dual degree in East Asian Studies and English Literature. She was inspired by her daughter, Ruby, and their shared love of animals and of Chinese culture to create this story. She lives with her daughter and her husband in Brooklyn, New York. Vickie is the author of Ruby's Chinese New Year.

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. His books include Hello My Name Is... and Ruby's Chinese New Year.