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Maria Wen Adcock is the author of It’s Chinese New Year, Curious George (2023) and My Name is Ai Lin (2025). 

Maria is a first-generation Chinese-American writer and founder of the award-winning multicultural parenting blog Bicultural Mama

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“Curious George visits Mei and learns about Chinese New Year cultural traditions. Child-centered and entertaining, children will enjoy the happy monkey and his friend preparing for and enjoying the New Year events. Rhyming words beautifully explain to help children’s understanding.”
Midwest Book Review

Coming June 2025
Barb McNally at Sleeping Bear Press has acquired world rights to My Name is Ai Lin by Maria Wen Adcock, illustrated by Yu Ting, a picture book that speaks to how correct pronunciation of a person’s name can show respect and inclusivity of one’s identity and heritage. 

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