Written by Oliver Chin and illustrated by Jeremiah Alcorn
2009 is the Year of the Ox! Olivia is a young ox eager to make her mark in the world. But growing up is challenging, as Olivia learns that helping sometimes is harder than it looks. But when her friend Mei gets in trouble, can Olivia rescue her adopted sister and her reputation at the same time?
Olivia's rousing quest to unearth her true nature will delight children and adults alike. Fourth in the annual series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, The Year of the Ox features all the charismatic animals of the Chinese lunar calendar and shows how fun it is to "have a cow!"
January 26, 2009 is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Oxen are born in 1913, 1925, 1937, 1949, 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997 and 2009.
Hardcover, 36 pages