Discover how 12 animals competed in a madcap swimming race to help create the lunar calendar! Includes facts about Chinese festivals, the lunar calendar and the animals that rule each year.
This book tells a great story about why the Chinese calendar year is named after certain animals, and the reason for the order it’s in. I thought it was fun, creative, and it’s full of colorful illustrations. There’s also an explanation at the back of some of the main holidays on the calendar.