MOCAKIDS Author Meet & Greet: Oliver Chin
Join Mei, Olivia the Ox, and author Oliver Chin for an exciting tale from the Chinese zodiac. Enjoy Olivia’s sensational adventure, as she grows up to discover her true character. A special Year of the Ox zodiac craft will follow the reading. Best for children ages 4-6. Older and younger siblings welcome!
MOCAKIDS Author Meet & Greets are free to the public. To join, simply register here! Please note that this workshop will be recorded via Zoom and available on Facebook Live.
DO: Click here to download special Olivia the Ox activity and coloring sheets!
About the Book
Enjoy Olivia’s sensational adventure, as she is growing up to discover her true character. This is an outgoing ox whose journey celebrates the new year.
The fun-loving calf Olivia befriends the girl Mei, and the two become inseparable soul sisters. But pulling her weight on the farm is no easy task for the young ox. Suddenly, when her buddy and village are in trouble, can Olivia show her best qualities? This calf of golden character will appeal to fans of the classic children’s tale Ferdinand.
About the Author
Oliver Chin is the founder of Immedium (www.immedium), a San Francisco publisher of wonderful and inspiring children’s picture books. Of our 50+ titles: 40% feature multicultural themes and characters and 25% are bilingual. Immedium published the original stories of The Octonauts which inspired the hit animated TV show worldwide.
Oliver has written more than twenty books, including the series Tales from the Chinese Zodiac, The Asian Hall of Fame (The Discovery of Ramen, Fireworks & Gunpowder, and Anime & Manga), and Julie Black Belt. He co-authored the critically-acclaimed illustrated anthology Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing. He created the graphic novel 9 of 1: A Window to the World, and wrote The Tao of Yao: Insights from Basketball’s Brightest Big Man. Called “an expert in Pacific Rim pop culture” by the San Jose Mercury News, Oliver presents at schools, libraries, and cultural organizations nationwide.
Buy the Book!
The Year of the Ox: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac and other books in the series are available for purchase at The Strand, McNally Jackson, Books Are Magic, and booksellers near you. They make the perfect gift for all the adventurous little ones in your life.