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"The writing is clear, at times lyrical, and nicely paced. The illustrations, done in Chinese watercolors, feature soft, peaceful greens that allow the golden Jin Jin, with his comical, expressive face, to take center stage. Dragons and dragon lore are always popular subjects, and this title will be appreciated by children longing for more." – School Library Journal, Grace Oliff, Ann Blanche Smith School, Hillsdale, NJ


"Not all dragons are fierce and breathe fire, as author Grace Chang proves.... Chang draws on Chinese traditions as she details how Jin Jin asks different animals to help him figure out just what kind of animal he is. The illustrations by Chong Chang...add to Jin Jin's appealing image."



“The beautiful watercolor illustrations and the story of self discovery will resonate with young readers.”

“A gentle story grounded in ancient Chinese dragon myths, but presented in warm, contemporary terms and sure to be a hit with young dragon lovers everywhere.” – Children’s Bookwatch

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