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Year of The Monkey–Tales of the Chinese Zodiac

February 21, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Come and celebrate the Year of the Monkey with the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum. The San Diego Chinese Historical Museum is hosting a book reading and signing with Oliver Chin, the author of the Year of the Monkey: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac. 

The Year of the Monkey: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac is the eleventh book out of a best-selling children’s book series of twelve that tells fascinating stories about each zodiac animal. This book is about the exciting adventure of Max, son of the famous Monkey King, a mythological character in the renowned classical Chinese novel: Journey to the West. After discovering a new sport with his fellow classmate, he strives to rise to the top and find his unique identity. With its bilingual English and Chinese text, it’s perfect for children of all ages who are interested in China or studying Chinese.

About the Author:

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.

“Rollicking fun and monkey shines are found in the new book of the ever popular and bestselling Tales from the Chinese Zodiac series. In the Year of the Monkey we can see how focus, practice, teamwork, and determination can lead to success in our daily lives. My customers always look forward to the latest title as a gift or addition to their collection.”

—Candace Moreno, San Marino Toy and Book Shoppe, CA


Admission: $5 for adults, FREE for children 12 and under



February 21, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Chuang Archive & Learning Center
541 B Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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619 338 9888