The Jade Emperor has declared a great race: the first animals to cross the river will win a place in the Chinese Zodiac. Thirteen animals line up along the shore. But there are only twelve places to be won. Who will miss out? This classic Chinese legend makes an exciting picture book.
About the Author
Gabrielle Wang is an award-winning author and illustrator born in Melbourne of Chinese heritage. Her great grandfather came to Australia in 1853 during the Gold Rush and so her stories are a blend of Chinese and Western culture with a touch of fantasy. A Ghost in My Suitcase won Best Children's Novel in the 2009 Aurealis Award. The Lion Drummer was named a CBCA Notable Book in 2008. The Race for the Chinese Zodiac was a Notable Book in the 2011 CBCA Picture Book of the Year Awards.
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st November 2012
Publisher: Black Dog Books
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 22.0 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.19