A princely tale

Drop in to BookCourt on Feb. 7 for a reading of “Adventurers of Ru-Lan: A Prince is Born.”

Just in time to celebrate Lunar New Year, the year of the monkey, author Larry Bennett with illustrator Basia Tov will share the words and pictures from their collaboration.

The charming story introduces young readers to vibrant Chinese culture and teaches the values of compassion, empathy, loyalty, and friendship.

The book reading is suitable for children ages 4 to 8 years old.

“Adventurers of Ru-Lan: A Prince is Born” reading on Feb. 7 at 11 am. Free.

BookCourt [163 Court St. between Pacific and Dean streets in Park Slope, (718) 875–3677; www.bookcourt.org].