The Great Race

The Story of the Chi­nese Zo­diac

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Christo­pher Corr, Frances Lin­coln Chil­dren’s Books (JAN­UARY) Hard­cover $17.99 (32pp), 978-1-78603-065-8 An an­i­mated in­tro­duc­tion to Chi­nese cul­ture and folk­lore, Christo­pher Corr’s The Great Race: Story of the Chi­nese Zo­diac fuses bright col­ors and lively char­ac­ters. The wise Jade Em­peror’s plan to mea­sure time mo­ti­vates the en­tire an­i­mal king­dom to take ac­tion. Find out who is play­ful, gen­tle, sneaky, or lucky, and who misses out en­tirely, as a horse, mon­key, dragon, rat, ox, tiger, and oth­ers com­pete for a place of honor on the newly cre­ated calendar.

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