Bing’s new pet, baby rat Ralph, proves to be a handful as he must learn to mind his own business and rein in his curiosity, not to mention his uncontrollable gnawing. Of course, his smarts and resourcefulness eventually save the day.
The third in Chin’s animal zodiac series provides a waggish romp exploring the characteristics of those born in the upcoming Year of the Rat (like my daughter).
Review: “TBR’s Editors’ Favorites of 2007,” The Bloomsbury Review, November/December 2007
Daniel Dog becomes best friends almost instantly with human neighbor Lin. He does his very best to protect her, although sometimes that amounts to just a few premature barks. But his diligence pays off and Daniel indeed saves the day – not to mention he saves young Lin!
Review: “In Celebration of Asian Pacific American Month: A Literary Survey,” The Bloomsbury Review, May/June 2006