Will Chee-Kee ever fit in? The Loo family has traveled very far to start a new life. For little Chee-Kee Loo, everything is strange--he looks and feels so different. But when some bears find themselves in a jam, Chee-Kee might be just the right panda to save the day. In this heartfelt and lovable story, meet Chee-Kee the panda, a one-of-a-kind in all the best ways.
About the Author
Sujean Rim has illustrated the Birdie series, as well as many campaigns for clients including Target, UNAIDS, Tiffany & Co., Bloomingdales, and more. Sujean lives with her family in New York. You can visit her online at sujeanrim.com.
"Rim, who based this fable on her parents' experience immigrating to the U.S. from South Korea, makes Chee-Kee's isolation touching and profound."—Publishers Weekly
"[Rim] creates a whimsical world where bears in every shape, color and size live happily together. A cute take on the immigrant experience that will appeal to young readers who themselves feel different."—Kirkus Reviews
"A simple, gentle selection that works as a good conversation starter to nurture empathy and encourage inclusion and a sense of community."—School Library Journal