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The Great Race

Written by Dawn Casey & illustrated by Anne Wilson
Published by Barefoot Books
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Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
6-9
Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
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Publisher Summary

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.

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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.

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Anne Wilson

Anne Wilson grew up loving picture books, and one day decided that telling a story through pictures was something she’d quite like to do for a job. She has an MA in illustration from Central Saint Martins in London. Anne lives in England.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781846862021
Publication Date:
September 1, 2008

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