🌍 Cultivating Cultural Comprehension

The Great Race

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Race with the animals of the Zodiac as they compete to have the years of the Chinese calendar named after them. The excitement-filled story is followed by notes on the Chinese calendar, important Chinese holidays, and a chart outlining the animal signs based on birth years.

Best for 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10+ years

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Author: Dawn Casey

Illustrator: Anne Wilson

Publisher‏: Barefoot Books (September 1, 2008)

Language:‎ English

Paperback:‎ 32 pages

ISBN-10:‎ 9781846862021

ISBN-13:‎ 978-1846862021

Dimensions: 10.75 x 8.5 x 0.14 inches

DAWN CASEY has always been passionate about traditional tales, believing that folklore can help answer some of the deepest questions about humankind. A primary school teacher and writer, Dawn says that passing on these stories is a great privilege, as well as a great pleasure. Dawn lives in East Sussex, England with her husband and daughter.

ANNE WILSON gains much of her inspiration and use of colour from her travels. She has an MA in Illustration from St. Martin's College of Art, London and has been illustrating children's books for several years. She lives in Reading, England with her husband and daughters.

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✨ Experiencing Traditions

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⚡Fuelling Imagination

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