It's the STORY OF THE YEAR! The monster "Year" is filled with loneliness. On the coldest day of the winter, he flees from his mountain-top home and goes down to the village to terrify and catch people who are just as lonely. How do people scare the monster away and keep their loneliness at bay? What can they do to celebrate the new year? This lively tale shares the origins of Chinese New Year and the ways people can embrace new beginnings and make friends with a new year. The humorous illustrations will warm the hearts of young and old alike.