Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor

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Pub Date 07 Jul 2022 | Archive Date 14 Jul 2022

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Description

Percy Jackson meets Yu-Gi-Oh in this hilarious, action-packed fantasy adventure.

Zachary Ying has never had much chance to learn about his Chinese heritage. So when he’s chosen to host the spirit of the First Emperor of China for a vital mission, he is woefully unprepared. As a result, the emperor botches his attempt to possess Zack’s body and binds to his AR gaming headset instead. 

With the legendary tyrant yapping in his headset, Zack must journey across China to steal magical artifacts and defeat figures from history and myth. Using his newfound water dragon powers, can Zack complete the mission in time to save the mortal world?


From the No. 1 bestselling author of Iron Widow, Xiran Jay Zhao! 

Percy Jackson meets Yu-Gi-Oh in this hilarious, action-packed fantasy adventure.

Zachary Ying has never had much chance to learn about his Chinese heritage. So when he’s chosen to host the spirit of...


Advance Praise

‘Culture and technology clash as Zachary Ying takes adventure to a new level!’ Kwame Mbalia, author of Tristan Strong

‘Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor is an edge-of-your-seat adventure that has you laughing on one page and cheering on the next. Zach is a gamer turned hero who goes on an epic quest across the globe only to find his greatest strength within. More, please!’ James Ponti, author of City Spies

‘Culture and technology clash as Zachary Ying takes adventure to a new level!’ Kwame Mbalia, author of Tristan Strong

‘Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor is an edge-of-your-seat adventure that has...


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I loved this book, I read it in one sitting. The story was engaging and will really draw kids in and I loved the Chinese heritage aspect of the story. I loved it.

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This is not an author we have read before but the children adored it. Being different ages, the all enjoyed it on different levels for different reasons but after we had finished they all wanted to know more about the Chinese culture. The older children had heard on the news about how many Muslims and other religions are treated in China and brought that to their understanding of the book. This was a great read for all of our family, it highlights diversity and finding your own place in this world.

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A epic adventure brimming with Chinese historical and cultural legends possessing kids and trying to save China! Incorporating a hi-tech version of Pokemon Go - if the Pokemon were scorned chinese spirits and monsters - memes, and spirit weapons, if Zachary Ying isn't on your TBR, it SHOULD be!

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